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Michelle Obama’s Yellow Dress : Shades of Oshun

“Oshun” by Brigid Ashwood.Oshun is an Afro-Cuban goddess of love, maternity and marriage.By Karen Lee Wald / The Rag Blog / January 24, 2009 Since several people commented that Michelle Obama was wearing a yellow dress designed by a Cuban … finish reading Michelle Obama’s Yellow Dress : Shades of Oshun

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Barack Obama Speaks at Burning Man!

Photo by Declan McCullagh. ‘Festival goers screamed at the top of their lungs, spun in endless circles, and threw up on each other’By Jeff Lieber / August 5, 2008 Standing on the main stage at a world famous gathering of … finish reading Barack Obama Speaks at Burning Man!

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Economic Realities Are Killing Our Era of Fantasy Politics

Sen. Bernie Sanders (with Barack Obama): “The middle class is disappearing.”Election season will be packed with horserace media distractions, but our economic situation is becoming a matter of life and death.By Matt Taibbi / July 23, 2008 I am a … finish reading Economic Realities Are Killing Our Era of Fantasy Politics

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The Great New Yorker Obama Fist-Bump Cover Controversy of 2008

I think the idea that the Obamas are branded as unpatriotic [let alone as terrorists] in certain sectors is preposterous. It seemed to me that depicting the concept would show it as the fear-mongering ridiculousness that it is. Cover artist … finish reading The Great New Yorker Obama Fist-Bump Cover Controversy of 2008

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Texas Democrats Riding High

Barack Obama campaigning in Austin during the Texas Democratic primary. Photo by AP.How Democrats Could Turn Texas Into the Blue Star StateBy Bob Moser The followinig article on the resurgence of the Democratic Party in Texas appears in the July … finish reading Texas Democrats Riding High

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FOX News Smears Michelle Obama

Sorry FOX, We Won’t Let You Trash Michelle ObamaBy Robert Greenwald / July 9, 2008 You’re not going to believe what FOX is up to now—we could hardly believe it ourselves. Not only are they smearing Michelle Obama with racist … finish reading FOX News Smears Michelle Obama

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Social Change in America : Learning from History

Populist handbills. A flyer informing workers of a meeting that was to end in the Haymarket Riotof 1886. Police were called in when fighting broke out between striking workers and strikebreakers at the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company in Haymarket, Illinois. … finish reading Social Change in America : Learning from History

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Baracknophobia!!!!

Jon Stewart Mocks Media For Peddling Insane Obama RumorsJune 17, 2008 On Monday night’s “Daily Show,” Jon Stewart mocked the media’s willingness to peddle insane rumors about Barack Obama — and their tendency to blame the rumor-mongering on internet sites. … finish reading Baracknophobia!!!!

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Fox News : "Obama’s Baby Mama"

Fox Forced to Address Michelle Obama HeadlineBy Jim Rutenberg / June 12, 2008 For the third time in less than three weeks, Fox News Channel has had to acknowledge using poor judgment through inappropriate references to Senator Barack Obama. The … finish reading Fox News : "Obama’s Baby Mama"

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