Black women are the fasting growing demographic leaping ahead from 2004 to 2008 with the highest voter turnout rate in November's election (Pew Research Center).
Billionaires George Soros and Warren Buffett are making a difference in their own little way.
Soros is calling for a new world architecture, a multilateral financial system based on sounder economic and regulatory principles.
Buffett is running long ($37 billion) on Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad (BNI), an industry that just happens to be labor-intensive, environmentally friendly and significantly domestically energy-independent. These are qualities that would serve the American people and the Obama administration very well.