Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Now Reading – Pinheads and Patriots

As I mentioned in my It’s Library Time! post, I have checked out Bill O’Reilly’s Patriots and Pinheads from the library.  As I’ve mentioned, Pinheads and Patriots is a book included in my 2011 Reading Goals.  Here’s what the inside jacket of the book says: When Bill O’Reilly interviewed then-Senator Barack Obama during the 2088 […]

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My Thoughts On The Audacity of Hope

This afternoon, during my lunch break, I managed to complete the President’s second book, The Audacity of Hope.  As I mentioned previously in my First Impressions Post, I found the President’s writing to be very well and he was able to get his points across very well.  I definitely agree with how he has broken […]

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Coming Soon – Resumption of ‘Marx’ Reading Challenge

It’s another happy Sunday!  What an interesting last few days it’s been.  Between the snow, ice, and cold, a lot of other things have been going on aside from reading.  I’m still reading President Obama’s The Audacity of Hope, but I can’t help but look forward a bit today. Coming up next, I will resume/continue […]

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First Impressions – The Audacity of Hope

The other day I began reading President Obama’s book The Audacity of Hope.  I’m about 160 pages through the book now, and I must say, it’s written very well.  So far, it’s definitely what I was expecting from it.  In it, the President is detailing the foundations of his political thoughts. The book is written […]

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Now Reading – The Audacity of Hope

Today, I begin my third book of the year, President Obama’s The Audacity of Hope.  This book is one of the books I put on my goals to read this year.  I checked this book out from the library.  My intent is to learn more about the basis of the President’s thoughts on everyday political […]

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My Thoughts On Dreams From My Father

Yesterday I managed to complete my reading of President Obama’s Dreams From My Father.  I found the President’s story to be quite interesting.  I definitely learned a lot about his background and the difficulties he went through in not only discovering his racial background, but about the man himself. I find it very noble that […]

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Teaser Tuesday – Dreams From My Father

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly meme hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: Grab your current read Open to a random page Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too […]

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First Impressions – Dreams From My Father

I’m a couple of days into reading President Obama’s memoir, Dreams From My Father.  The book is divided into three sections, Origins, Chicago, and Kenya.  Earlier today I completed the first part Origins.  The book flows very nicely and is, surprisingly, very quick to read.  In this first section, the President speaks about his difficulties […]

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Now Reading – Dreams From My Father

For my second book of 2011, I have decided to read President Obama’s first book, Dreams From My Father, A Story of Race and Inheritance.  I checked this book out from the library on Tuesday evening, and decided I would go ahead and read this book before taking up the second book of my Marx […]

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