( – promoted by Colorado Pols)
Obama in Europe – Will ask more of Europe in fighting global threats in formal speech in Berlin
Tales from the Economy – U.S. initial jobless claims rose to 406,000 last week, further evidence of recession underway
How to attend Obama’s acceptance speech – Go to local Dem party, listen to sales pitch on volunteering for Obama campaign
What is he, some kind of unAmerican Buddhist? – McCain to meet with Dalai Lama in Colorado; add Richard Gere to list of potential VP candidates
Of course a liberally-biased media would say that – GOP losing the “new media” war, blogs focus on
hot air opinion rather than news with a POV.
More liberal media bias – McCain, Schaffer now polling as statistically tied, with Obama, Udall in Colorado. When will the ‘pub bashing end?
Tour de France trivia of the day – 54.545 kph (about 34 mph) over 24.5km (approx. 15 miles) – fastest individual time trial (Greg LeMond, 1989)