Posts Tagged ‘Can’

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California Court Limits What Good Samaritans Can Safely Do

December 25, 2008

The handful of 20-something friends went to a bar. They drank until the early morning, then left. And when one of their cars crashed into a light pole, Lisa Torti hurried over and pulled one of the passengers from the wreckage. 

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French say ‘Yes, We Can!’ Too: Obama’s Win Inspires Country to Elect More Minorities to Public Office

November 10, 2008

carla-bruni-sarkozy.jpgInspired by Barack Obama, the French first lady and other leading figures say it’s high time for France to stamp out racism and shake up a white political and social elite that smacks of colonial times.

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Tony Blair: Obama Can Help Forge Peace in Middle East

November 10, 2008

tony-blair2.jpgU.S. President-elect Barack Obama has “a tremendous opportunity” to help negotiate an Israeli-Palestinian peace plan that could help “empower the forces of … moderation in the Islamic world,” former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said Sunday.

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Tolerance Over Race Can Spread, Studies Find

November 7, 2008

This was supposed to be the election when hidden racism would rear its head. There was much talk of a “Bradley effect,” in which white voters would say one thing to pollsters and do another in the privacy of the booth; of a backlash in which the working-class whites whom Senator Barack Obama had labeled “bitter” would take their bitterness out on him.

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Can Sarah Palin Resurrect the GOP? Does She Want To?

November 7, 2008

sarah-palin41.jpgIs Sarah Palin the answer for defeated Republicans? After a historic rebuke at the polls, the Republican Party is staggering into an uncertain tomorrow with the White House and Congress in Democratic hands, no certain leader in sight and its membership divided over what it means to be a Republican.

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