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Audacity of Hope Book Salon

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The Audacious Book Salon: Chapter One... and done

When I decided to read and review Barack Obama's The Audacity of Hope, it was with a schizoid agenda.

As an Obama skeptic, I reckoned it might help justify my remaining a member of what Kos calls "a shrinking band of paranoid holdouts."

And, in the likely event that Obama will be my last best hope to keep Bush-hugger John McCain from the White House, it might help rally me onto the Obamawagon... with maybe a modicum of enthusiasm. Read more about The Audacious Book Salon: Chapter One... and done

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Some things are a little too audacious

As I dig into the first "regular" chapter of The Audacity of Hope, I'm finding a surfeit of points that I want to comment on, and thus I'm finding that I can't do justice to this topic with twice-weekly posts.

Therefore, I'll be posting my analysis of one chapter per week (on Tuesdays), instead of the promised two, and I'm updating the earlier posts to reflect that schedule.

My apologies to everyone whose Friday plans this ruins. Read more about Some things are a little too audacious

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The Audacious Book Salon: Prologue

Throughout this campaign, Barack Obama supporters have advised skeptics like me to read his book, The Audacity of Hope (along with every policy paper on his website).

While those supporters have done a yeoman-like job in illustrating Obama's vision of unity, I wanted to get it straight from the source, given the very real possibility that he will be my candidate in November. Read more about The Audacious Book Salon: Prologue

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The Audacious Book Salon, starting 3/25/08

I just did my part to support Sen. Barack Obama. Will you, too?

After having been urged by countless Obama fans to read his most-recent book, I just popped a few bucks into my computer's Amazon slot and hoped for the best. And a couple of days later a copy of the book appeared at my doorstep! Read more about The Audacious Book Salon, starting 3/25/08

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