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I‘ll admit, “they” got me good in 2008! I mean I fell for it hook, line and sinker as the status quo duped me into thinking that Barack Obama was against politics as usual and DC establishment.  I really thought that Obama was the change I was waiting for; so much so that I traveled to more than 15 states on behalf of his campaign as I worked my ass off to get “the first black president” elected [see this video of my candidacy to be Obama’s delegate in 2008]. For more than six years, I bit my tongue as Obama went about out-Bushing Bush and continuing the very same policies as president that he ran against as a candidate.--Teodrose Fikre

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In my run for U.S. Senate against Utah's Orrin Hatch, I posted many progressive ideas and principles that I internalized over the years. I'm leaving that site up indefinitely, since it describes what I believe most members of our species truly (more...)

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