Can Obama Green the White House?

President Jimmy Carter may not be known for much, but back in 1979, he actually did something unheard of and extremely progressive — he had solar panels installed on the roof of the White House. President Carter took the first and most important initiative to green the White House, and its one that other presidents and first families have slowly begun to follow. … [Read more...]

Obama: Maybe He Can

I have been watching Obama since he won in November of last year and I have to say that I am impressed. I probably will be voting Republican again in 2010 and 2012, so don't get too excited with my statement. However, I will say that given the size of his victory he has been far more willing to negotiate with others then the Clintons did in 1992. Obama has … [Read more...]

A Savior in the White House?

Oprah Winfrey is without a doubt one of the most powerful women in the world. With a whisk of her magic wand an unknown author can become a best seller. Like the old E.F. Hutton commercials used to say, when Oprah speaks, people listen. In September of 2005 Oprah selected “A Million Little Pieces” to her Book Club. The story is a heart warming story about a … [Read more...]

The Printed Word is Dead

After Obama won the election, there weren’t enough newspapers go around. Everyone wanted to get their hands on something tangible to show that they witnessed history being made. Some wanted to be able to grasp something that captured the feelings of that night. And a few, of course, saw an opportunity to make money. On the Wednesday evening after the election, … [Read more...]

A Conservative’s Hope for Obama

As many of you know I am a life long Republican and am a big fan of John McCain. Also, during the Democratic Primary I waited six hours to vote for Hillary Clinton twice, first in the primary and then in the caucus, something that still haunts me to this day (did I mention that my voter card is stamped Democrat?). My thought at the time was the devil that I … [Read more...]