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Obama’s 30 Minute Infomercial

Any Presidential campaign with enough money to pull something like this off would jump at the chance to do it. Obama’s campaign is unrivaled in size, depth, scope, and coherence. That’s been made possible by millions of ordinary people donating to his campaign, completely shattering fundraising records. McCain would be an absolute hypocrit if he says he wouldn’t do it if he had the money. The segment had strong ratings and it was a great opportunity for Obama to talk directly with the American people and explain exactly what he would do as President.

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It Ain’t Over Yet

Most polls and electoral map predictions so far put Obama in a very good position with 9 days to go until the election. But it ain’t over until the fat lady sings. Polls are all well and good but the biggest thing I fear is voter fraud and those damn electronic voting machines. I really don’t know what I’ll do if McCain wins or worse, the election is stolen. I do find it very inspiring seeing images of Obama hold rallies with more than 100,000 people in attendance (Missouri and Colorado, both battleground or red states). Can McCain create that kind of enthusiasm?

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Colin Powell Endorses Barack Obama

He makes a very well articulated statement on why he supports Barack Obama as opposed to John McCain.

Colin Powell on Meet the Press (MSNBC)

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Despite the Recession

I’ve actually gotten a lot more work this month. Well, there was a general uptick in work following the end of summer but I was little worried some of my clients would cut back in the face of a recession. And yes, I’m pretty sure we’re in a recession. I’m still worried about how it’ll affect me in a couple months, but we’ll see. Sorry, not much else to post about, I’ve been pretty busy. Have a good weekend!

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Do People Even Realize…

That George W. Bush is one of the worst Presidents we’ve had in history (if not the worse)? In his 8-year tenure, he has utterly failed in every respect. This country is so much worse than it was 8 years ago that’s it’s really just downright sad. People can do their own research but let me just mention some brief highlights:

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Bridge to Nowhere

I was watching the Vice Presidential debates tonight and wanted to mention a certain moment early in the debate. Biden was responding to Palin about healthcare and he blasted McCain’s plan for a $5,000 healthcare credit (that replaces an employer-paid $12,000 policy) and stomped it down as a “true bridge to nowhere”. Did you guys catch that? Even the live audience reacted to it. Man, I laughed out loud at a political debate for the first time ever. Wow, Biden freaking owned her with that. BOOM. Debate over.

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Vote This November

This is one of the most important elections of our time and I encourage everyone to get out there and vote. My views are pretty clear on this blog but whatever your views are, you should vote. Register now if you’re not registered. Make sure your address is updated with your state and you know your polling place. You’ve probably noticed the “Rock the Vote” link on the left. This convenient form allows you to register to vote in your state – it’s powered by Rockthevote.org so absolutely no data gets passed through my website (so don’t worry about that).

The deadline for voter registration in many states is fast approaching. Go to maps.google.com/vote to check the deadline in your state, and register!