Prior to the election, Barack Obama sent letters to career federal employees in seven key agencies to outline how his administration would roll back the policies of the Bush Administration. Obama sent the letters at the behest of John Gage, President of the 600,000 strong American Federation of Government Employees. The letters were signed by … Continue reading Barack To HUD Employees: “No More Roy Bernardi Appointments.”
The news is that Barack Obama is still committed to creating a White House Office of Urban Policy. He had committed to do so on the campaign trail, but with new fires breaking out daily in the economy, this wasn't thought to be a priority. This is what cities need. A commitment to ramping up … Continue reading Barack Still Committed To White House Urban Policy Office
"Hello Philly, "I am glad to be here today for this voter registration drive and for Barack Obama, the next President of the United States. "I've spent 35 years writing about America, its people, and the meaning of the American Promise. The Promise that was handed down to us, right here in this city from … Continue reading Bruce At Vote For Change Rally in Philly For Barack Obama
1) Best wishes for a speedy recovery to Nils Lofgren, guitarist for the E Street Band. He underwent double hip replacement surgery and expects to be laid up for a month. This is the same guy who pulled off back flips while doing his guitar solo on Because The Night during the last tour! 2) … Continue reading Lots Of Bruce Juice
Obama Locks Down the Crucial Dead Head Vote Originally uploaded by Phil At Sun Looks like Bobby. Phil, Mickey and Bill locked right-wing lyricist Robert Hunter in the VW van.
To paraphrase the only bad Godfather movie: "Just when I thought I was out . . .NYCO drags me back in." In the comments on one of my prior posts on the Republican party's "Organizergate" , NYCO ("the ace of the Upstate bloggers") posted an interesting link to a New Republic story entitled "Creation Myth", … Continue reading Obama And Community Organizing
The rumors were floating all over the internet of a solo acoustic Bruce performing at Invesco Field tonight, after Barack Obama's big speech. That rumor has been pretty much denied by everyone--Obama's camp and Bruce's people. So did anyone else wonder when Mrs. Joe Biden took the microphone last night and informed her just V.P.-nominated … Continue reading Bruce At The Democratic Convention