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Obama: Hillary . . .I’m Looking Forward To You Advising Me

Remember this my friends . . . as told by Huffington Post.  Talk about foreshadowing . . .

Democratic candidates gathered in Iowa today for their final debate before the January caucuses. The overall feeling of the debate was cordial considering the recent heightened spats between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton’s respective campaigns.

The atmosphere tensed up briefly when Obama was asked what new foreign policies he could offer with a staff of so many ex-Clinton advisers.

Read the exchange from AP:

Hillary Clinton laughed out loud, and said with a smile on her face, “I’m looking forward to hearing that.”

Obama, also smiling, waited for the laughter to die down before saying, “Hillary, I’m looking forward to you advising me as well.

Watch it . . . love it.


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Obama: The College Years

A photo collection of the President-Elect’s college years. Man it feels good to say President-Elect. I’m sure it will feel even better to say President.

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NASA In Open Revolt Against Obama

How do you disobey the President if you’re a lowly NASA administrator.   Mike Griffin seems to think he can pull it off.

CAPE CANAVERAL – NASA administrator Mike Griffin is not cooperating with President-elect Barack Obama’s transition team, is obstructing its efforts to get information and has told its leader that she is “not qualified” to judge his rocket program, the Orlando Sentinel has learned.

In a heated 40-minute conversation last week with Lori Garver, a former NASA associate administrator who heads the space transition team, a red-faced Griffin demanded to speak directly to Obama, according to witnesses.

In addition, Griffin is scripting NASA employees and civilian contractors on what they can tell the transition team and has warned aerospace executives not to criticize the agency’s moon program, sources said.

Griffin’s resistance is part of a no-holds-barred effort to preserve the Constellation program, the delayed and over-budget moon rocket that is his signature project.

Obama v. NASA administrator Griffin.  Obama took down Hillary Clinton and John McCain . . . but Griffin, Griffin will take Obama down.

Sounds good.

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Rep Jesse Jackson, Jr. Is A Wrap


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Jimmy Carter: Obama’s Human Rights Opportunity

Yes he can.

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Is Obama Black?

It’s an interesting question.

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Obama’s Meet The Press Interview Foreshadows Illinois Senate Seat Scandal

Obama’s interview Sunday on Meet the Press strangely foreshadows today’s scandal regarding the arrest of Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich for attempting to sell the Senate seat vacated by Barack Obama:

MR. BROKAW: You still have some appointments to make coming up, and there’s also a good deal of consideration here in Illinois about who will replace you in the Senate. But in New York this weekend the big buzz is Caroline Kennedy in the United States Senate, perhaps as the appointment to fill the seat that Hillary Clinton is expected to vacate if she gets confirmed as secretary of state.


MR. BROKAW: Is that a good idea

PRES.-ELECT OBAMA: Well, let me tell you this. Caroline Kennedy has become one of my dearest friends and is just a, a wonderful American, a wonderful person. But the last thing I want to do is get involved in New York politics. I’ve got enough trouble in terms of Illinois politics. . . .

– Meet the Press December 7, 2008

Foreshadowing from hell.

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