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The Emancipation of America With the 2008 Transition

In the historic transition of the 2008 US election ending the “pale male" monopoly on western industrialized power, it is useful to remember that the exiting president was “elected" by ..
(January 18, 2009)
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Privilege Dies Hard, Even After the 2008 US Transition

The departing US president in his last press conference a week before the white industrialized world's first non-white president would be inaugurated summed up the historic 2008 US transition. He ..
(January 20, 2009)
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"We Had Fun" - The President Tells a Tanking America in the ..

On Monday of the week before America's historic new non-white president would be inaugurated, the sitting president held his last press conference. That was six months after the previous one on July ..
(January 11, 2009)
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A Ticking Time Bomb in the Oval Office As the 2008 Transition ..

In his final press conference a week before the historic inauguration of the industrialized world's first non-white leader, the sitting president wished the new president well. He also warned that ..
(January 13, 2009)
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Can an Invader Be a Liberator in the 2008 US Transition?

The sitting president of the United States is leaving office with the self-image of a liberator in the 2008 US transition between his administration and that of the historic first non-white head of ..
(January 14, 2009)
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A New Form of "White Flight" in the 2008 US Transition?

With the 2008 election, America voted the first non-white candidate into the country's highest office and into the highest office of any industrialized country. That position was monopolized until ..
(December 09, 2008)
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Breaking the Bank Before Leaving in the 2008 US Transition

The current US president appears to be a lame duck after the 2008 US election. In fact, however, he is quite busy cementing the legacy that has left him less popular than Richard Nixon at the time of .
(November 22, 2008)
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A Frankenstein's Monster in the 2008 US Transition

The Republican candidate in the 2008 US presidential election unleashed upon America a rightwing zealot who overshadowed him like a total solar eclipse. America voted against the Republican slate by ..
(November 22, 2008)
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Flirty Sarah Palin As America's WMD in the 2008 US ..

Sarah Palin has stormed onto the national political stage in presumably the same way she captured the spot at the state level in the sparsely populated state of Alaska. Wasilla, the town where Palin ..
(October 04, 2008)
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It Serves to Remember Rove is Palin's Tutor in the 2008 US ..

The only Vice Presidential debate between US Democratic Party candidate Joe Biden and Republican Sarah Palin took place on the Thursday of the week in which the House voted down the $700 billion Wall .
(October 04, 2008)
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The New American Revolution With the 2008 Presidential Election

"No taxation without representation!" the American forefathers in 1776 declared to the British royals in response to the Stamp Act after tea had already been dumped into the sea during the Boston Tea .
(September 20, 2008)
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America Cracks a Global Glass Ceiling With the 2008 Elections

The world's great land of opportunity has already cracked two great glass ceilings in one fell swoop with its 2008 presidential election campaign. A Black man and a White woman became the contenders ..
(September 20, 2008)
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Where Does a Palin Family Wedding Fit With the 2008 American ..

The announcement of the pregnancy of an unwed 17-year old in the family of a dark horse vice presidential candidate chosen by the conservative Republican wild card maverick to be his running mate was .
(September 22, 2008)
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The Meaning of "White House" in the 2008 US Presidential ..

The conservative New York Post tabloid greatly favored Barack Obama over Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nominee. Within two days of the second national convention, the newspaper ..
(September 11, 2008)
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Candidate Families Do Matter in the 2008 US Presidential ..

It's a cliché to say the world is changing fast but the implications of that change are most relevant in the 2008 US presidential campaign. America's last presidential election four years ago ..
(September 06, 2008)
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Better a Black Man in the White House Than a Right-Wing Zealot .

One aspect of the 2008 US presidential campaign not covered by the media is the commonality of the sentiment that a Black man will never head the country. The words to that effect are uttered on ..
(September 07, 2008)
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No Nation is an Island in the 2008 American Election Year

"Country first" was the theme of the 2008 Republican Convention and the sentiment continues to be the party's campaign theme. The choice of a vice-presidential candidate who is a self-described ..
(September 09, 2008)
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What Drives Palin - Firing a Chef When She Has a Big Job and ..

Call me lazy, whiny, unmotivated and underachieving, but I'd want all the help I could get if I had five children to feed and a big state to govern. Sarah Barracuda let go the chef that came with the .
(September 10, 2008)
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What America Wants in a Woman - As Judged by the 2008 ..

The first non-white candidate for president of the United States won the right to make history in part because his leading opponent was a woman, described by one political analyst as a ..
(August 31, 2008)
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From Global Olympics to National Convention - America at World .

The national conventions to elect the presidential candidates of the two major political parties in the United States flow right into the tidal swell of the Olympic Games in Beijing, where America ..
(August 24, 2008)
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The Olympic Flame Beyond the Two-Week Strobes

As the 2008 Olympic summer games wind down, the expected big winners from globally prominent countries get the lion's share of the attention, of course. But the added value of the quadrennial events ..
(August 19, 2008)
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Olympic Messages to America in Its 2008 Election Year

The quadrennial Olympics are a snapshot of the world at its best, a portrait of a future in which nations compete as equals in the global arena and individuals metaphorically medal in any number of ..
(August 20, 2008)
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A New American President For a Modern World

America was a big hero to the world after the Second World War, when a spirit of kinship prompted the country to push for the United Nations. A series of misadventures on the global stage since then ..
(August 08, 2008)
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The UN As a Friendly Window on the World

The world is a much friendlier place from a window of the United Nations Secretariat than from even a step beyond its guardhouses. There is nothing quaint at the UN about a Black man being the next ..
(July 29, 2008)
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The Racial Red Herring in the 2008 American Election

The year 2008 is a critical one for the world as seen from inside the UN Secretariat, where countries are jostling toward development while a key player sits on the sidelines of the international ..
(July 30, 2008)
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