Happy. Proud. Hopeful. Thank You, President Obama

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“I have always believed that hope is that stubborn thing inside us that insists, despite all the evidence to the contrary, that something better awaits us so long as we have the courage to keep reaching, to keep working, to keep fighting.” – President Barack Obama, from his acceptance speech in the early morning of November […]

Are You Ready and Registered to VOTE?

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Election Day is on Tuesday, November 6, 2012, and I am SO ready and so excited! This will be my first ever opportunity to vote here – as you may recall, I only just became a citizen last year! I’ve SO been looking forward to this year, to cast my vote for the candidate I […]

A Ray of Light in Political Darkness

This campaign has been incredibly hideous, so I was thrilled to catch the annual Al Smith memorial dinner on tv last night. The Al Smith dinner is a New York tradition, where politicians and the media lay off the harsh jabs and exchange anger for laughter for one night of the campaign season. Both Bush […]

Can’t Knock the Hustle

Wow. I am amazed by the internet, the speed of information, and the speed of entrepreneurship. The debate was just last night, and already online hustlers have run away with the two taglines of the evening — “That One,” as John McCain grumpily referred to Barack Obama, and “my friends,” which McCain said an astonishing […]

Barackin’ Out

When I first heard Jay Z was putting on a free concert for Barack Obama, I went on a mission. I contacted a posse of friends to go with. When I heard that tickets were going out to Campaign for Change offices Thursday morning, I planned to get to work late. But instead I stood […]