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Barack Obama

Vote for Barack Obama: America's Number One First Responder

(05 11 2012) Jerry Krase

Why I'm voting for Obama, and so should you.

Bin Laden: A Thoughtful Vatican and a Concerned Italy

(02 05 2011) Judith Harris

May 1, while in Rome Pope John Paul II is beatified, Al-Qaida leader Osama Bin Laden is killed in Pakistan. The reactions in the Italian political world

Obama and Political Color Blindness – Not!

(06 05 2010) Jerry Krase

Readers of i-italy have long been interested in the fortunes of Barack Obama. Here is an unfortunate update (to which a couple of unfortunately Italian Americans have contributed)..

Explaining American Politics Again: The Health of Democracy

(22 03 2010) Jerry Krase

It is difficult to explain why, in reference to the passage of HR3962 "The Affordable Health Care for America Act," so many people who will actually benefit from it protested...

The Vergognosi of Staten Island

(19 01 2009) Joseph Sciorra

Again, Italian Americans are involved in racist attacks. Again, it's time to speak up.

Blogging Obama

(05 11 2008) Laura E. Ruberto

Passing impressions from California, written at midnight on Election Night.

"Obama" ends in a Vowel

(31 10 2008) Jerry Krase

With the United States Presidential Election Campaign about to end, I am sure that we will be barraged in the mass and not so mass media by last minute appeals to ethnic,...

Volando per Obama

(24 09 2008) Laura E. Ruberto

Venetian Gondoliers sing their support for Barack Obama.

Clemenza and Tessio are like Britain and France

(03 07 2008) Laura E. Ruberto

The Pax Corleone, or what happens when two political analysts offer a close reading of "The Godfather" in an effort to explain contemporary US politics.

Hillary Clinton, the Italian Stallion

(01 04 2008) Laura E. Ruberto

Hillary Clinton adopts the Rocky theme song, making her a "sparrin' partner" to Barack Obama.

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