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What a difference a day makes

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Can you believe that on the first day on the job Obama closes Gitmo, busts out a modern hip new website, and supports Roe v. Wade? After all these horror stories we've seen and heard, and complete denial of reality, (See The Road to Guantanimo) Obama steps in and slams the doors on the worst offender of torture: The U.S.

Thank God.

I wonder; what was Bush thinking? I wonder what he was thinking all day on Tuesday as he say almost 1.5 million people jubilantly cheering on their new president. I wonder if the protests that ushered him into office came to mind. Of course he wouldn't need to think that far back because there were protesters sending him off too. That look he gave Obama after he finished his speech was classic. One of "Fuck, that guy is good. Wish I could have given a speech like that. Then again, I never really tried." He walked off to his helicopter with his tail between his legs. On Bush's last press conference he said that the breadth and s…

Finally! A president who believes in separation of Church & State.

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updated 10:48 p.m. EST, Thu January 22, 2009 from CNN.com

Amid protests, Obama backs 'right to choose' on Roe anniversary



WASHINGTON (CNN) -- President Obama affirmed his support for a woman's "right to choose" on Thursday, the 36th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision that led to the legalization of abortion, as thousands of anti-abortion activists descended on the National Mall to challenge his position.
President Obama issued a statement defending Roe v. Wade for protecting "women's health and reproductive freedom."

President Obama issued a statement defending Roe v. Wade for protecting "women's health and reproductive freedom."

Roe v. Wade "not only protects women's health and reproductive freedom, but stands for a broader principle: that government should not intrude on our most private family matters," Obama said in a statement.

The landmark 1973 decision held that a woman's right to abortion was protected by the…

Jay Lamont on Michael McDonald, Patti LaBelle

Jay Rocks. This is from the show we did in December. He is headlining Jan. 29. Watch for it!

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