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Obama: 'Your kiss is on my list...'

Who needs Harold Ickes and his database when you are the Obama campaign… Bloomberg News notes the list the campaign is building. "Even if the Democratic presidential candidate doesn't succeed in his White House bid, this data will make Obama a power broker in the party for years to come. For the interest groups or Democratic candidates he chooses to sell it to, it would provide a gold mine of information and access to potential donors. Almost 2 million people have entered personal information on Obama pages on social-networking Web sites such as Facebook, MySpace and his campaign's mybarackobama.com, offering home addresses, phone numbers, their views on specific issues and the names of friends. The data have allowed Obama, 46, to raise more than $200 million, fill sports arenas with supporters across the nation and motivate millions more with custom-tailored messages."

There are a lot of folks waiting for Obama's Sister Souljah moment to be on the issue of affirmative action. Hasn't happened yet but...