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Political Links of the Week 1 March 2008

Hillary Should Get Out Now: http://www.newsweek.com/id/114725

Late Edition of This Week With Barack Obama, February 17-24, 2008: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2008/2/25/214444/000

Finding Political Strength in the Power of Words: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/02/25/AR2008022503186.html?wpisrc=newsletter&wpisrc=newsletter&sid=ST2008022503216

Obama Photo Swaddled in Mystery of Its Intent: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/02/25/AR2008022502784.html?wpisrc=newsletter&wpisrc=newsletter

I picked this article only because I love its closing, “One might see in this a parable of two political campaigns: One has an audience almost romantically inclined to accept its message, the other has a lot of messaLinkges that are looking for an audience.”

Campaign Contributions Nearly Double Old Record: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/02/25/AR2008022502576.html?wpisrc=newsletter&wpisrc=newsletter&sid=ST2008022503216

Only the first half of this article has useful information about campaign finance.

Cubans Wary of Raúl Castro’s Hints at Change http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/27/world/americas/27cuba.html?_r=1&scp=1&sq=Ra%FAl+Castro+Hints+at+Change%2C+but+Cuba+Remains+Wary&st=nyt&oref=slogin

An interesting article about the plans of Raul Castro the new President of Cuba. This article highlights how Raul’s leadership style is different from Fidel’s.

Decline in Home Prices Accelerates http://online.wsj.com/article/SB120403496764693703.html?mod=fpa_whatsnews

It ain’t over till its over…more about the housing crisis.

EU fines Microsoft a record $1.3 billion: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/23366103/ Go EU!!!!

It’s Clinton, Not Obama. No, It’s Obama!: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/02/26/AR2008022603144.html
Violence is NOT the answer in this case.

A new face for American diplomacy http://www.salon.com/opinion/feature/2008/02/21/obama_muslims/

“A crucial question about who should be the next president is whether Obama, Hillary Clinton, John McCain is most likely to be able to heal the rift between the U.S. and much of the rest of the world, a rift not created but dangerously widened by the administration of George W. Bush.”

Simple Question Defines Complex Health Debate: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/02/23/AR2008022302026.html?wpisrc=newsletter&sid=ST2008022302650

The Democrats’ calm rock star: http://www.cnn.com/2004/ALLPOLITICS/07/27/barack.obama/index.html
What a difference a few years make…

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