Category: Barack Obama

Raise the Gas Tax to Cut Oil Company Profits

Record high crude oil prices has put the federal gas tax in center stage, as McCain and Clinton have proposed a summer holiday of the 18.4 cent federal gas tax. Thomas Friedman blasted the short-sighted proposal, as well as our leader’s failure to create a coherent energy policy. Calling it a meaningless “quick-fix” solution, Barack […]

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Bill Clinton’s Four Questions and Barack Obama

I attended Campus Progress’s National Student Conference in 2005, where I heard Bill Clinton give a keynote address on the topic of how progressives can win again. Whatever you think of Clinton, you must concede his knack for electoral victory. The conference took place at a depressing time for many Democrats – Senator John Kerry […]

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“I believe we have a righteous wind at our backs”

Barak Obama is addressing the Democratic Convention in Boston. (Text) ALSO: Viewers with sharp eyes might have caught a glimpse earlier tonight of former College Democrats Chair Jenny Nathan, who is on the floor serving as a page to the Michigan Convention. Also spotted, briefly after Obama’s speech, was former Michigan Daily photographer David Katz. […]

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