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The Bailout & Presidential Politics

Prof. Tepker, OU Law School About the Bailout Plan: 

Former ASL Fulbright Prof. Alpers About the Presidential Debate and Economy: 

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Demokraten in Oklahoma

Seit Mittwoch bin ich in Norman, Oklahoma. Erstaunlicherweise habe ich die meiste Zeit in einem für Oklahoma sehr untypischen Umfeld verbracht: umringt von Demokraten. Was allerdings weniger verwunderlich erscheint, wenn man in Anbetracht zieht, dass der Bezirk, in dem ich mich aufhalte, der einzige Bezirk in ganz Oklahoma ist, der 2004 für John Kerry gestimmt hat.

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Most Memorable Speech Lines at DNCC

Ted Kennedy (Massaschusetts Senator): “The work begins anew. The hope rises again. And the dream lives on.”

David Patterson (New York Governor): “In 2007, John McCain voted with the administration 95% of the time. So if he is the answer, the question must be ridiculous.” 

Kathleen Sebelius (Kansas Governor): “There is no place like home. Or a home. Or a home. Or a home.” 

… check back for more soon. 

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Internet at the Pepsi Center

There is no free wireless internet on the floor and in the press stands in the Pepsi Center… to my great surprise. So I went to the technology center asking about the access at my press seat, only to find out that it would cost me $850, plus $500 because it’d be a late order, to have the internet at my seat for the three days in the Pepsi Center. Seriously?! I decided to safe that money and to use the press filing area that has free wireless instead. The sole delegate for the Democrats Abroad from Germany told me that it was advertised before the convention started.

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Democratic National Convention Pictures

To give you a few impressions of the Democratic National Convention in Denver check out these pictures:  

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Schauspiel ohne gleichen: Auftakt des Parteitages der Demokraten

Diese Woche treffen sich die Demokraten in Denver, Colorado. In den letzten Tagen sind tausende Journalisten, Lobbyisten, Aktivisten und Politiker in die Stadt im Westen der USA geströmt. Die Einheimischen haben ihnen das Zentrum der Stadt großteils überlassen. Universitäten und Bürogebäude bleiben geschlossen. An jeder Ecke gibt es Obama und Convention Souvenirs, sowie Aktivisten, die unter anderem gegen den Krieg protestieren.  

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Countdown to the Convention

It’s just a few hours to go until the Democratic National Convention officially starts. I have been in town since the 21st. I have witnessed a transformation of the city in the last couple of days. Everybody is getting ready for the official opening of the convention Monday night 5 pm ET. The number of police cars and officers has substantially increased. Reports and politicians flocked to town and helicopters started flying regularly over the area.

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