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NO WE WON’T on PUR tonight at 8PM EST

Tonight, Heidi Li Feldman and Marc Rubin from The Denver Group and Democrats for Principle before Party will join me to talk about Greeks, Hubris and Self-Fullfilling Prophecies.  It all start’s tonight at 8:00PM on PUMA United Radio (PURrrr)

Catch up on your Greek mythology by reviewing this lesson from Tom Lehrer:

Are Obama’s gaffes a “cry for help?”

Lately I find myself checking Marc Rubin’s blog frequently hoping for a new essay. Unfortunately he doesn’t post on a daily basis. I’m not even sure who he is, but he’s a terrific writer. His latest post, “Obama’s Seal of Disapproval,” is both funny and thought-provoking. Basically, Rubin suggests that Obama is so far over his head in running for President that he is unconsciously sabatoging himself with his frequent gaffes and flip-flops–that at some level he wants out. I’ve often wondered about this myself, especially when Obama complains about being bored or tired and when he constantly whines about people “attacking” him. It’s almost as if he thinks he’s doing us all a favor and we are just demanding too much.

It’s interesting how the mind works. On one level it always wants to tell the truth and sometimes it devises ways to do it on its own even when someone consciously is trying to hide it. That’s why people slip up.

Obama’s unveiling of his fake presidential seal seems like the perfect example. Its almost as if its both he and his advisors’ way of getting the truth out about Obama’s and his candidacy.The symbolism of a fake Presidential seal is hard to miss.

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