Inaugural Day: The Start of a New Day

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Today is the beginning of a new era and a day history is made. Today, Barack Hussein Obama will take the oath of office as this country’s first African-American president, elected by a generation that included these kids’ parents. Who could have foretold that in 2009 Obama’s inauguration would be a convergence, coming back-to-back with […]

Harris County’s Latino Vote: By The Numbers

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With the conclusion of this election, the number crunching started, Greg of Greg’s Opinion and Kuff of Off the Kuff has provided some precinct data analysis on this issue. I am writing because I am disturbed how some people within the Harris County Democratic Party are suggesting that the low turnout of Latino voters caused […]

Texas, My Texas: So Close In Turning Blue, Yet Still Years Away

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There is a lot to be excited about the presidential election, but if you are a Democrat in Texas, Barack Obama’s victory is bittersweet. Obama won the election, but lost Texas by eleven points. That’s why my state will continue to be an afterthought in presidential politics and people will continue think Texas will never […]

Twitter The Vote

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The folks at Twitter The Vote have created a great project to track lines at polling places and more on Election Day. I encourage everybody to participate. Instructions are below: How to participate Yep, I Twitter. Now What Do I Do? It’s simple. We voters are using Twitter and other texting tools to report on […]

The Ray of Hope In Dark Times

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In the past eight years, people have forgotten their basic principles and have joined the blind race for money, power and position. The rich have been getting richer and the poor are still poor. We have suddenly become obsessed with lives of the celebrities, while the plight of the American poor continues to grow. We […]

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