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Purple Tunnel Stress Disordernew

Columnist Judith Levine was one of the unlucky purple ticket-holders who were locked out of the inauguration. But she's not bitter. Heh.
Seven Days  |  Judith Levine  |  02-09-2009  |  Commentary

We're Off to See the Wizard: 48 Hours Covering Obama's Inaugurationnew

Attending the Inauguration was an epic of sorts — a journey from home through obstacles and barriers toward some ultimate confrontation with fate. You don’t just skip ahead to the end of a quest — you struggle to reach it and hope that it brings the resolution you wanted from it.
C-Ville Weekly  |  Brendan Fitzgerald  |  01-28-2009  |  Art

Looking Forward, Looking Backnew

It's nice to hear Barack Obama give speeches. But I think we all, President Obama included, are long past ready for him to get down to the business of fixing this country. Because as the big guy made abundantly clear, this country's busted up.
Philadelphia City Paper  |  Brian Howard  |  01-27-2009  |  Commentary

We Are What They Eat?new

If Obama can blend green, healthy policies with the symbolism of actual green, healthy living, it could the greatest thing since chocolate met peanut butter.
Philadelphia City Paper  |  Amy Z. Quinn  |  01-27-2009  |  Food+Drink

The Dream Is Alive: During the Week History Was Made in Washington, Words From Kingnew

The Obama administration has lots of challenges; race is only one. But the top guns would do well to listen to King's description of the Jewish/black partnership: "Our unity is born of our common struggle for centuries, not only to rid ourselves of bondage, but to make oppression of any people by others an impossibility."
Miami New Times  |  Chuck Strouse  |  01-26-2009  |  Commentary

Obama Ushers in a New Era of Accountability and Responsibilitynew

There is a storm upon us. A storm we created and a storm we need to be prepared for. We need to be wise about how we spend our money. We need to put our money back into our communities and into our small businesses. It is time to get back to basics.
Ventura County Reporter  |  Michael Sullivan  |  01-26-2009  |  Commentary

Welcome to Washington, Mr. President; Now Let's Do This Thingnew

On his first day in office, we offer Obama an epistle from Idaho: Don't scare us, fix our energy and immigration problems, give us health care and change the tone on science and facts.
Boise Weekly  |  Nathaniel Hoffman  |  01-21-2009  |  Commentary

A Diary From the Obama Inaugurationnew

A reporter heads to D.C. to experience firsthand one of the most historic events in recent memory.
City Pages (Twin Cities)  |  Emily Kaiser  |  01-21-2009  |  Commentary

Profiles Of Change: President Obama's Call for Citizen Action Is Already Resonatingnew

"Starting today, we must pick ourselves up, dust ourselves off, and begin again the work of remaking America," President Barack Obama told US citizens on his Inauguration Day. That rang in the ears of people who changed their lives in response to his call.
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  Amanda Witherell  |  01-21-2009  |  Politics

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