Month: December 2008

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(Picture: Daytona Beach News-Journal, reproduced at pierretristam.com). "Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time" - Barack Obama. 'U.S. policy is not about one individual, and no matter how much faith people place in President-elect Barack Obama, the policies he enacts will be fruit of a tree with many roots...the best immediate indicator of what an Obama administration might look like can be found in the people he surrounds himself with and who he appoints to his Cabinet. And, frankly, when it comes to foreign policy, it is not looking good. Obama has a momentous opportunity to do what he repeatedly promised over the course of his campaign: bring actual change. But the more we learn about who Obama is considering for top positions in his administration...' - Jeremy Scahill. Rahm Emanuel 'Barack Obama's first appointment, that of Chicago Congressman Rahm Emanuel as...