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Obama's Victory and Middle East Democracy

A curious thing has happened as Americans were choosing their first black president. Democracy suddenly ceased to be a bad word for many genuine democrats in the Middle East.
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Scapegoating Sarah Palin

Let me repeat myself.
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A TKO and a Split Decision

My wife and I were sitting watching the election returns come in on CNN. She was 'chatting' online with some of her friends.
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Campaign Community Organizers as the Foundation for Future Change

As a volunteer in the Obama campaign, I was constantly amazed at my fellow volunteers of all ages, races, and economic groups.
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Even More Will Be Expected

Dear President-elect Obama,
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'Impossible' Barriers Breached

Last September, Randy Pausch, a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon University became a source of inspiration for many Americans.
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Prayer Beyond the Election

I believe in prayer. I believe in the power of prayer.
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