Tag Archive: 2008 Election

Nov 20 2008

Dr. Darling, unimpressible

Forgive me, faithful readers, for being something less that prolific these past few days. I just figured you all could use a little break from my election-related ramblings. (Though for those who are interested, I’m still OVER THE MOON about the results and am following Barack’s transition team with the same enthusiasm I did for …

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Nov 06 2008

My new favorite color: Hoosier Blue!

In addition to my joyous relief at the election of Barack Obama as our next president on Tuesday, I and many of my like-minded friends from Indiana were thrilled to see our state go blue for the first time since any of us were old enough to vote.  Indiana, which normally gets placed in the …

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Nov 05 2008

Cue the theme from “Rocky”!

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Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., arrives at a rally in Des Moines, Iowa, Friday, Oct. 31, 2008. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). — AP I swear all this guy needs is a cape!   Original Entry

Nov 04 2008

Living Election Day vicariously via Twitter Vote Report!

Great site for watching election tweets from polling places around the country! (Notice mine at the bottom of the screen capture.)   Original Entry

Nov 04 2008

The *real* question for Californians…

I haven't really blogged much about California's Proposition 8, primarily because I think it's appalling…not to mention completely un-American…to put a civil rights issue up to a vote. But today, in addition to electing a new president, Californians are being asked if their state consititution should be amended to rescind existing marriage rights for same-sex …

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Nov 04 2008

Time for us all to be patriots

Happy U.S. Election Day Everybody!  And it's been such a long time coming. It's just about 8:30 a.m. here in Sweden…the polls don't open on the East Coast for another three and a-half hours…and I've already been in tears twice this morning. This election is so important for the future of our country, the choice is …

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Nov 03 2008

The American Gauntlet of Election Day

“We dare people to vote. We whip them into a patriotic frenzy, urge them to execute their civic responsibility, and then throw up every conceivable obstacle.” – The American Gauntlet of Election Day   Original Entry

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