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Great First Responders

... And I don't mean emergency workers.

When some of your smart buddies respond to a blog post with substance and smarts, it's a joyful experience. Joyful experiences being not all that common these days, I pass these along so that you might share mine:


Outdone I am
(By a successful entrepreneur acquaintance who called my "Obama Speech" and raised it with an Obama ad)

I'm Barack Obama and I approve this message because the stakes are too high.·For 6 of the last 7 years, Republicans have controlled the House of Representatives.·They've controlled the Senate.·They've controlled the WhitehouseRepublicans have had complete control over our Government.And look what Republicans have done.We've gone from record budget surpluses, to the largest deficits in our country's 332 year history.Real wages for a majority of our people are down, and people on main-street are scared.Unemployment is rising and everyday almost 10,000 American families are losin…

A Speech for Obama

What the heck....

My name is Barack Obama. Some of you are hearing it these days as Barack Hussein Obama, which is a whole 'nother issue. So let's talk about something important. For the record, I approve of this message, because it is what I whole-heartedly believe.

[THIS IS THE 'CENTRAL THEME.' NEITHER CANDIDATE SEEMS TO HAVE ONE.]

What you've been hearing on the news for the past several years is that Americans are growing ever more unhappy with the course our country is on. It's one of the oldest questions in the survey business about public attitudes: "Do you believe America is on the right course?" It's a yes or no question and there are years of tracking the results. It's never been this bad. As I'm sure you've heard, the "no" votes are building very rapidly. Lately 80%... eight out of every ten Americans... are saying "no."

My central goal, the very reason I am committed to becoming President of this …