So, Obama starts his campaign with social media….


Obama 2012 takes off as rivals ‘hit treacle’

from Mark Mardell | The Reporters by Mark Mardell (the Reporters)

The 2012 presidential race is on. Kinda.

At the moment, it feels more like a wade through treacle – so slow is the pace of President Barack Obama’s opponents. Mr Obama can be unambiguous that he is going to run because they are all showing varying degrees of hesitancy.


Obama 2012 Campaign Launches With Digital Push

by Todd Wasserman

President Obama to Host a Live Town Hall Meeting on Facebook

by Sarah Kessler

Make No Mistake: Obama?s Favorite Buzzwords

from The Global Language Monitor by admin

You Don?t Say

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?Make no mistake,? Obama is a big fan of his own catchphrases




Obama’s broken promises, Ryan Gallagher

from open Democracy News Analysis – by Ryan Gallagher
The resumption of trials in Guantanamo and his ‘war on whistleblowers’ highlight the mismatch between Obama’s words and actions, argues Ryan Gallagher.

Earlier this month American president Barack Obama openly reneged on two important issues. First came the announcement that legal trials at US prison camp Guantanamo Bay would recommence. And then, just a few days later, followed Obama’s statement that the widely condemned treatment of Bradley Manning, the soldier accused of leaking classified files to WikiLeaks, was “appropriate and meeting our basic standards”.


2011-03-29 US President Obama’s Speech on Libya & What the US Stands to Gain from Being Involved


Libya is not Iraq but on Monday, March 28, 2011, US President Barack Obama delivered an address that aimed to brand a pre-emptive war and sell it to the American people. Obama sought to justify intervention into Libya by making the case that it was in America?s interest to act and if action had not been taken a mass atrocity could have taken place.


What US conservatives never saw coming

Obama’s critics say Arab revolutions vindicate Bush’s freedom agenda, but they overestimate US influence.

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