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Is Obamamania fizzling out?

Until recently, Barack Obama’s lead in the polls appeared insurmountable.  The presumptive Democratic nominee’s message of change seemed to be resonating with the American public, while his Republican counterpart’s efforts to endear himself to evangelical voters was proving largely fruitless.  In July, for example, polling website electoral-vote.com had Obama leading his opponent by over 100 electoral college votes.  […]

Music

Obama and McCain’s favourite music

If you remember, way back in April, we briefly covered the presumptive presidential candidates favourite music.  At that time, John McCain had not really let any kind of full list go.  Now we have it.  Blender Magazine (the unloved offspring of Maxim) has compiled a list of the candidates’ own choosing. Check it out below. […]

Politics

Gore backs Obama

Al Gore has come out in support of the Democratic nominee Barack Obama. After Bill Clinton’s repeated meltdowns during the primary season, Gore is probably now the most respected Democrat in the party.  Many still see him as having won the 2000 election, and now that he won a Nobel Prize he’s doing pretty well […]

Music Politics

Nas Raps Political

Scroll down for some new heat by Nas. Produced by Green Lantern, the track – called ‘Black President’ – is a meditation on Barack Obama. Although Nas’s rhymes are undeniably dope (“America, surprise us/Let a black man guide us”) it’s the Tupac sample Green Later flips for the hook that steals the show: “and although […]

Politics

The Nightmare Ticket

The Onion, in a stroke of genius, has run an article lampooning the hundreds of times we hear about possible VP nominations for each party.  Especially on the Democratic side. Ever since we heard that Obama’s nearly got the show wrapped up, we’ve been hearing demands from the Clinton camp that she be made VP […]

Politics

Senators say whether they’d agree to be vice president

TheHill.com has somehow managed to ask all 97 sitting Senators whether or not they would consider the VP nod from the presidential candidates. They’re reproduced (verbatim, they claim) the responses from all the Senators.  Here’s a couple of nice little jewels: Sen. Bob Bennett (R-Utah) “Of course. Big house, big car, not much to do. […]

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