Occupy Fayetteville NC!


Compared to the other “Occupy _________,” this one is more like “Take Up Some Space Fayetteville.” Hey, I give them credit for at least setting up camp and making a statement…  More...

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By David Gaines On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008

Where Were You When Obama Was Sworn In?

There have been many times I would be standing at the fare card machines, needing to reload my Metro SmarTrip card, and it seemed like everyone at the machines were absolutely incompetent of figuring out how to More...

By David Gaines On Thursday, September 18th, 2008

No Home, No Vote?

Darryl Bryant, a friend of mine, passed on an email about a strategy to prevent people from voting. Because of the high number of people losing their homes, specifically in Michigan, due to the real estate market More...

By David Gaines On Monday, February 11th, 2008

Barack Obama’s First Victory Speech (Iowa) of Many

  With the polls showing Barack Obama the favorite to win the “Potomac Primaries” tomorrow, he will be the front-runner for the Democratic nomination, currently trailing Hillary Clinton by only More...

By David Gaines On Friday, February 1st, 2008

Morrison’s Endorsement of Sen. Obama

The same woman who apparently said Bill Clinton was our “first black president” is endorsing Barak Obama for president. But Toni Morrison isn’t so naive and simple that it’s because he’s More...

By David Gaines On Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

Primer of Why Barack Obama Gets My Vote

As the presidential race heats up, I’m pretty sure we’ll start to see a lot more of what we saw on Monday night’s debate. Raised voices, finger pointing, stepping on toes, words twisting, defending More...

By David Gaines On Friday, January 11th, 2008

One Plan Fits All?

Francisco, one of my co-workers, sent me an email that examines the government’s plan for dealing with the real estate fallout and how their plan can be applied to other pressing issues. Global warming?  More...

By David Gaines On Thursday, January 10th, 2008

Does Kerry’s Endorsement Mean Anything?

When I first read that the last losing presidential candidate endorsed Barack Obama, I wondered if it carried that kind of weight. Then of course the second thing I thought about was how John Kerry dissed his former More...

By David Gaines On Saturday, January 5th, 2008

Which Candidate Agrees With You?

Now that the presidential race is off and running, we’re probably going to start seeing more and more coverage of each of the candidates’ views. From Iraq to merit pay for teachers to gun control to More...