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Obama’s Regional Identity Conflict: A Matter of Presidential Legacy

Perhaps President Obama’s 52nd birthday yesterday may help prompt resolution of a conflict which hangs heavier with each passing day of his presidency’s remaining three and a half years. His decision will forever frame his legacy, yet is ultimately a personal… Read More ›

That Mysterious Woman at Obama’s Sunday Inaugural Ceremony & Historical Context

In politics, you can never anticipate just who will pop into the pictures of history. Earlier today, January 20, 2013, President Barack Obama repeated the first of two oath-of-office clauses and was sworn into his second term as President. Tomorrow,… Read More ›

Thanks to Presidents Giving Us Turkey Day & Pictures of First Family Thanksgivings

It’s often posited that how a President and his family live in the White House not only reflects contemporary Pop Culture but that news about otherwise mundane details of their choices can often lead the nation’s people towards or away… Read More ›

Obama Rescues Campaign Tradition: Vote for President…with the Best Music

In the eleventh hour President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign for a second term seems to have unwittingly saved the grand tradition of campaign music from oblivion. At Obama rallies in Virginia, Ohio and Iowa this week and last, Bruce Springsteen… Read More ›

Yes He Did: Originality Returns with 2008 Obama Campaign Music

Deals on plane tickets, finding old friends or potential spouses, webisodes, car parts, conspiracy theories, sea level updates, ancestral charts, cheap meds, Berlin Wall pieces, out-of-print books, new pictures of Neptune, way way too much information…and presidential campaign songs. And… Read More ›

Two Legitimate First-Generation Presidential Candidates For the First Time in History: Obama & Romney

They’re both long gone but the fathers of Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have unwittingly created an unprecedented aspect to the 2012 presidential election. For the first time in American History, both major party candidates are legitimate first-generation Americans. Unlike… Read More ›

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