Tag Barack Obama

Where is New York At? Part 67

More cautious optimism . . . tainted by uncertainty. A sense now of momentum building up to the inauguration (coronation?) Tuesday. All up and down Washington Ave, here in Prospect Heights, shop windows display Obama posters, ‘change is coming to…

A New Era

Whatever comes next, this a great moment for the United States of America, and for the world.  I wish I was in New York City right now to share in it’s joy. To be part of the joy sweeping the…

Election Day in the UK

Tuesday the 4th . . . even on this foggy English morning you could feel the electricity in the air, fed by the headlines across the newspapers (except for the freebie Metro which warned: “Britain to suffer from downturn more…

Obama

Not much visible support for BarakObama around Bed-Stuy, which surprises me. The places you expect – the African place on Grand, the coffee place on Franklin – but aside from the recently redeveloped building across the street, very few Obama…