Saturday, 27 June 2009

President Obama's Weekly Web Video (On House Passage Of Clean Energy Act)

This is an event likely to enter history alongside initial house or senate passage of Social Security, Civil Rights, Voting Rights, and Medicare. Please enjoy. I cannot approach here the simple grace and dignity of the president's video statement.

Thursday, 25 June 2009

President Obama On "Public Option"

In answering a question from Jack Tapper (ABC) in yesterday's press conference I believe the president make a powerful and simple rationale for why he strongly urges an option for people to choose a health-care plan run by the federal government to compete with any/all private plans in the proposed "exchanges".

The video:

Tuesday, 23 June 2009

President Obama's Statement Re: Iran (Tuesday 23.Jun.2009)

The President today in his opening remarks to the sixth full press conference of his presidency made a powerful moral and literal case for the American people's outrage at the violent suppression of the freedom of assembly and speech by the Iranian government of it's own people. In my opinion this statement is far more powerful than the cheap and easy words of Senator McCain or his stooge Senator Graham. Please watch: