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Links of the Week 3 October 2008

Top Five
“Black Woman Walking” By Tracey Rose
This is an interesting video that discusses the plight of women who get hit on while simply walking down the street.


The Dress Code

This is an article about dress at HBCUs.

Scout Tufankjian
This person is a photographer who has taken pictures of the Obama campaign. Click on the link to see his photos…they are fantastic. If I wasn’t a grad student I would definitely purchase some of his prints…though there is this one print of a supporter that I really like…um.

On the Road: Grand Junction, Colorado
A great article about the math of canvasing. 12 contacts will produce one new voter for your side.

Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert: Mock the Vote

Politics
Are Pollsters Undercounting Obama Voters if They Don’t Call Cellphones?

Couric/Palin SNL Opening

SNL Presidential Debate Skit

Welcome to Gilead, Governor Palin

House of Representatives’ Web site overwhelmed

Wasilla, Alaska, gadfly goes viral

Bush Signs Bailout After House Approval by 263 to 171 Vote

Economics
Wells Fargo Swoops In

What I Missed Last Week
White House Dispatches Team to Push Economic Bill

Fratto insisted that the plan was not slapped together and had been drawn up as a contingency over previous months and weeks by administration officials.” Something about that sentence does not sit well with me. This is the type of thing that happens when Congress does not fulfill their job of executive oversight.

Oldies But Goodie
McCain’s Daddy Yankee Endorsement
I’m reconsidering being a Daddy Yankee fan…I lived with the lyrics but this?!?! I don’t know.

The Vision Splendid
Includes video of Dr. King’s I Have A Dream Speech and Obama’s acceptance speech.

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