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The Presidency, Transparency and You(Tube)

Posted on Nov 15, 2008

President-elect Barack Obama made his first weekly video address via YouTube this weekend. What’s it about?  “Make no mistake—this is the greatest economic challenge of our times,” he says. Oh. Right. via YouTube:


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By Paracelsus, November 24, 2008 at 4:38 pm Link to this comment

I worry that “workers that are competitive with others around world” means that they’ll be working that Chinese wage rate per hour. Government is meant ultimately to protect us: why can’t it protect our wages? This man is a neo-liberal free trading pirate master/puppet.

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By slangster, November 16, 2008 at 4:24 pm Link to this comment
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Interesting how he’s positioned from his point of view, left of centre.

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By 123456, November 16, 2008 at 2:06 am Link to this comment

What I’d really like to see a President do, is maybe a monthly or even quarterly C-SPAN phone-in segment with America.

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