Friday, September 7, 2012

President Obama scores in new poll, ratings, and social media: Convention watch party in Glendale

The numbers are coming in for President Obama’s acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention last night. Earlier, President Obama praised the first lady’s speech at the DNC on Tuesday as a home run. On Thursday, it appears the president wrapped up the 2012 DNC with a grand slam. In the TV ratings, more than 35.7 million viewers tuned in to […]
Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Michelle Obama “knocked it out of the park” at DNC

A lot of chatter on the Internet about the speech last night at the Democratic National Convention by First Lady, Michelle Obama. On the Huffington Post , Mrs. Obama got raves for that stunning dress and praise from many commenters on her speech. “Michelle Obama wowed Americans with an emotional speech… and… “set the Twitterverse alight with gushing praise and boosted husband […]
Wednesday, November 3, 2010

What’s next? President Obama talks about last night’s election returns

Reflecting on the returns from yesterday’s mid-term election, President Barack Obama admitted today that he received a  “shellacking” from the voters. At a White House news conference, the president blamed the sluggish economy for voter dissatisfaction and frustration, which resulted in the Republicans gaining a majority in the House and whittling down the Democratic majority in the Senate. Also, the president […]
Thursday, January 28, 2010

President Obama’s State of the Union Address:”We don’t quit”

White House photo: Pete Souza — President Obama delivers the State of the Union Address 01/27/10 More jobs and pumping up the weak economy were major themes in President Obama’s first State of the Union speech delivered before a joint session of Congress last night. And that’s the way it should be. The country, and especially the backbone of the our society […]
Saturday, April 18, 2009

State Assemblyman Paul Krekorian campaigns for the upcoming special election

The Burbank Democratic Club threw a backyard BBQ bash with great eats and brew in a neighborhood near the Rancho District, last night. I’m a member and I joined 50 or so other folks for a fun club meeting and social gathering. However, there was a serious message about the state’s budget woes presented by local Assemblyman Paul Krekorian (D) 43rd District. Krekorian had the […]
Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Change has come to America

  Millions of Americans voted for Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama’s message of change on  Election Day and the Illinois senator rode that tidal wave to victory. It was a historic win and a decisive one. Minutes after the polls closed on the West Coast at 8 p.m. on Election Tuesday, the number of electoral votes for Obama flew past the required 270 needed […]
Monday, November 3, 2008

Obama gets help from Californians in the battle for Nevada

Over the weekend, Barack Obama and John McCain campaigns blitzed Nevada fighting for those undecided voters. Many of the political analysts have slotted Nevada in the column of swing states– those still up for grabs in this heated presidential race. For weeks now the Obama camp has been targeting Nevada. Some of the recent Obama e-mails I have received included urgent requests for California supporters to volunteer […]