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Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008
Even though it is now just one of 11 straight victories for Illinois Sen. Barack Obama, the Wisconsin presidential primary could go down in history as the turning point that secured the Democratic presidential nomination for the nation’s first African- American president.
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008

Charlie Koenen, Mequon

Yesterday, Wisconsin went to the polls to decide who would represent their Party in November. At least that’s what’s supposed to happen in a primary election. But yesterday, the first major primary after SuperTuesday, after Republicans narrowed to one candidate, something far more insidious and destructive happened.
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008

Untruths about his Kenyan connection

For the next month or so, the conservative valentines will arrive every day at the headquarters of Barack Obama’s presidential campaign. The Illinois senator’s image will be illuminated by the bipartisan aura of admiration from prominent Republican commentators and strategists, as they savor the promise...
02.17.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By kate engbring
After seeing Barack speak in Milwaukee the other day, I must say that its tough not to jump on the Obama bandwagon. For the little I do know about the candidates, one thing I have come to find is that the thing that attracts me to Obama is his ability to dream. Perhaps I am simply one of the many who are finding it hard to resist his charm- but for some reason, I am beginning to believe that the s...
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2008


The 2008 election could alter our course, and Sen. Barack Obama is the one person who could transform that desire for change into real results. That’s why Obama has earned the endorsement of the Shepherd Express as the next president of the United States.
Saturday, Feb. 16, 2008

Julie Hensley, Big Stone Gap. VA

History proves innovation is swallowed by institution. It’s true of all entities that survive, whether corporate, governmental or religious. For government, it means eventual legislative and bureaucratic lethargy compounded by cynicism and apathy in the face of the status quo.
Saturday, Feb. 16, 2008

William R. Woodburn, Jr., Pella, Iowa

Wisconsin’s voters should support Senator Barack Obama in the Wisconsin Democratic Presidential Primary on February 19th; Shepherd Express has endorsed him as well - an endorsement for which I am sure all who support him are glad and grateful.
Saturday, Feb. 16, 2008


It is with great displeasure that I write this letter. Upon seeking out this weeks edition of the Shepherd Express (Feb. 14 - Feb. 20, 2008), I am witness to your political ideology.