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PolitiFact | The Obameter: Tracking Barack Obama's Campaign Promises

2009 Jan 24, 2:42"PolitiFact has compiled about 500 promises that Barack Obama made during the campaign and is tracking their progress on our Obameter. We rate their status as No Action, In the Works or Stalled. Once we find action is completed, we rate them Promise Kept, Compromise or Promise Broken."PermalinkCommentspolitics news government obama election president tracking

Flickr: Search - Obama Street Sign

2009 Jan 20, 2:04"Early this morning in San Francisco, Bush Street was changed to Obama Street along its entire length, from Presidio to Battery."PermalinkCommentsvia:boingboing flickr obama cultural-disobediance streetart street sign photo

Dopplr Blog - Blog Archive - Dopplr presents the Personal Annual Report 2008: freshly generated for you, and Barack Obama…

2009 Jan 15, 4:57Lovely travel visualization: "We've generated what we call the Personal Annual Report for all our users. It's a unique-to-you PDF of data, visualisations and factoids about your travel in 2008, that we're delivering over the next week via email to every Dopplr user who travelled in 2008. To give you an example, we thought we'd show you the Personal Annual Report of someone who's had a very busy 2008 - President Elect Barack Obama."PermalinkCommentsvia:mattb visualization blog dopplr obama travel statistics map

Obama Looks to Axe Daylight Time -- NYT Explains Why - Green Daily

2008 Nov 21, 3:47"In order to conserve energy, President-elect Barak Obama wants to eliminate daylight saving time."PermalinkCommentsenergy politics obama dst time date datetime

For a Washington Job, Be Prepared to Tell All - NYTimes.com

2008 Nov 18, 1:10"...Just in case the previous 62 questions do not ferret out any potential controversy, the 63rd is all-encompassing: 'Please provide any other information, including information about other members of your family, that could suggest a conflict of interest or be a possible source of embarrassment to you, your family, or the president-elect.' ... For those who clear all the hurdles, the reward could be the job they wanted. But first there will be more forms, for security and ethics clearances from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Office of Government Ethics."PermalinkCommentsgovernment obama fbi privacy

Candy Vote

2008 Nov 4, 1:33Kid dresses up as voting booth for Halloween collecting candy as votes in either a McCain or Obama bag and tallies the results on CandyVote.com: "Welcome to CandyVote.com - The results are in!"PermalinkCommentshumor video politics election obama mccain voting halloween costume

YouTube - McCain at the Al Smith Dinner

2008 Oct 17, 11:24"John McCain at the Al Smith dinner"PermalinkCommentshuror video politics mccain obama election

YouTube - Obama Roasts McCain at Al Smith Dinner

2008 Oct 17, 11:23"Barack Obama speaks at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner"PermalinkCommentshumor video obama mccain youtube politics election

McCain Booed For Telling Audience To Be Respectful of Obama - From The Road

2008 Oct 13, 11:52"Some of the questioners said they were scared of an Obama presidency, and one woman said she couldn't trust Obama because "he's an Arab." McCain shook his head. "No ma'am, he's a decent family man, a citizen, that I just happen to have disagreements with on fundamental issues, and that's what this campaign is all about."PermalinkCommentspolitics obama mccain article

Presidential Election 2008 FAQ

2008 Oct 13, 10:53"This is an FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions list) for the 2008 United States Presidential Election. I need to disclose up front that I am an Obama supporter. However, with the exception of the very last question, this FAQ is designed as a collection of factual information (such as the latest poll results) and of analysis that is as objective as possible."PermalinkCommentsvia:kris.kowal politics election obama mccain

YouTube - KEATING ECONOMICS: John McCain & The Making of a Financial Crisis

2008 Oct 7, 4:52"KEATING ECONOMICS: John McCain & The Making of a Financial Crisis", Obama campaign's faux-documentary on McCain's involvement in the 80's Keating financial crisis.PermalinkCommentseconomics politics obama mccain video youtube history documentary

WERBLOG - Blog Archive - Response from Michael Powell on McCain's tech plan

2008 Aug 14, 5:04"Former FCC Chairman Michael Powell sent me this response to my criticism of John McCain's technology policies." Michael Powell helped draft McCains technology policy and is responding to Kevin Werbach who helped draft Obama's technology policy.PermalinkCommentsmccain technology policy politics michael-powell kevin-werbach

Bumper Sticker: Re-elect *SENATOR* John McCain 2008 [Arizona Flag]

2008 Jul 3, 12:17Humorous Obama bumper sticker that says: "Re-elect *SENATOR* John McCain 2008 [Arizona Flag]"PermalinkCommentspolitics humor bumper-sticker via:boingboing
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