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Offline Miss Philicia

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Obama Wins
« on: November 04, 2008, 09:45:00 PM »
He's at 200 - add in CA, OR, WA and that's 273

bye, John
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Offline randym431

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #1 on: November 04, 2008, 10:51:57 PM »
Thats what John gets when he puts Palin in charge of rigging the diebold voting machines.   ;D

Offline Jerry71

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #2 on: November 04, 2008, 11:00:55 PM »
He won Virginia!  ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

Offline Miss Philicia

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #3 on: November 04, 2008, 11:04:23 PM »
NBC JUST CALLED IT.

I'm totally gagging now.  So phenomenal.
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Offline SteveA

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #4 on: November 04, 2008, 11:07:54 PM »
Looks like Missouri is finally waking up as well!

Offline fearless

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #5 on: November 04, 2008, 11:08:47 PM »
Absolutely fantastic.

Congratulations
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Offline thunter34

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #6 on: November 04, 2008, 11:13:51 PM »
Girl, I clicked over to FOX news.  When they were conceding it, I knew it was a done deal for real-real.
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Offline David_CA

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #7 on: November 04, 2008, 11:25:43 PM »
Yeah!   :D

I will say that McCain is giving a pretty nice concession speech.  Mostly, though, I'm just glad that Palin will be shipped back to Alaska... with all those nice new clothes going to charity.
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Offline Basquo

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #8 on: November 04, 2008, 11:26:24 PM »

Offline anniebc

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #9 on: November 04, 2008, 11:28:36 PM »
Well guys..I think we have just witnessed an election that no-one thought they would ever see in our life time....and as fearless said "absolutely fantastic"

Hugs
Jan :-*
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Offline BT65

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #10 on: November 04, 2008, 11:29:05 PM »
OMG!  I can't believe it!  I want to go outside and give a victory yell.  This is fabulous!
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Offline fearless

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #11 on: November 04, 2008, 11:31:35 PM »
Just got word that Obama supporters (mostly US expats) are already partying in the streets of Sydney!!!
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Offline Jody

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #12 on: November 04, 2008, 11:33:21 PM »
I never expected such a landslide !!!  When I voted for Barack at 1 PM here in heavily democratic Queens, New York City it only took 20 minutes, I expected it to take much longer and I wondered if there would be the groundswell of support nation wide I hoped for, but thankfully there was...And it looks like Democrats will have a filibuster proof Senate with 60 seats or more.  Wall Street probably will be unhappy with this mandate, but that's tough on them, let them deal with it !!!

I hope Obama will fix this economy and that world peace will become the norm, not the exception.

Jody  :)
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Offline thunter34

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #13 on: November 04, 2008, 11:34:38 PM »
Yes, McCain gave a very eloquent and respectable concession speech.

Now on to the BIG one - more than a million people reportedly gathered for Obama's accetance speech.

I am all a-twitter.
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Offline thunter34

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #14 on: November 04, 2008, 11:40:01 PM »
Obama is at 338 electoral votes right now - with a few states left to count.  Does anyone know how this ranks in terms of US election landslides?
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Offline komnaes

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #15 on: November 04, 2008, 11:46:00 PM »
Florida turns BLUE,.. this is amazing.
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Offline Dennis

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #16 on: November 04, 2008, 11:49:01 PM »
http://www.archives.gov/federal-register/electoral-college/2004/index.html

2004
Bush 286
Kerry 251

2000
Bush 271
Gore 266

1996
Clinton 379
Dole 159


Obama is at 338 electoral votes right now - with a few states left to count.  Does anyone know how this ranks in terms of US election landslides?

Offline skeebo1969

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #17 on: November 04, 2008, 11:50:56 PM »

   Today is a good day!
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Offline aztecan

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #18 on: November 04, 2008, 11:51:30 PM »
YEE HAW!

New Mexico not only went from red to blue when it went for President-elect Barack Obama, we also gave the Republicans a kick in the butt and replaced Republican Pete Domenici with Democrat Tom Udall, plus maintained Udall's former House seat by electing Democrat Ben Lujan.

This means that both senators from New Mexico are now Democrats!!

I have high hopes the other two House seats will go to Democrats, but the counting is still going on.

I agree. McCain gave a very respectable and eloquent concession speech.

I can't wait to hear the President elect's acceptance speech!

YEE HAW!

I am so happy I could just bust a gut!

HUGS,

Mark

PS = By the way, did you know that Virginia went for Obama? That's right, the former capital of the confederacy, which had not been won by a Democrat since Lyndon Johnson was elected more than 40 years ago, has cast its electoral votes for the first African-American to be elected president of the United States.

HOLY SHIT! I'M GOING OUTSIDE AND LET OUT A VICTORY YELL!


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Offline Erico

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #19 on: November 05, 2008, 12:05:45 AM »
Well done  !

Congrats from old Europe :)

Hugs

Eric

Offline purpledragonfly

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #20 on: November 05, 2008, 12:10:52 AM »
I am so proud, Indiana went blue. I got goose bumps when i heard Obama won. Now maybe things will start changing for us.

Offline Miss Philicia

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #21 on: November 05, 2008, 12:11:06 AM »
Obama is at 338 electoral votes right now - with a few states left to count.  Does anyone know how this ranks in terms of US election landslides?

Clinton won by 370 in 1992.  If Obama wins some more of the as yet uncalled states he will be in a similar position, as I suspect.
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Offline LiveWithIt

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #22 on: November 05, 2008, 12:17:22 AM »
Congrats to President Elect Obama.   I am very excited.
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I know you have a lot of strength left.

Offline fearless

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #23 on: November 05, 2008, 12:24:31 AM »
I'm in love with Obama.

What an acceptance speech. He had people in my office in tears and we ain't even American.

To use his words: Yes you can!!!
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Offline Longislander

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #24 on: November 05, 2008, 12:30:39 AM »
Wow- I feel a great sense of hope after that speech that he can get the work done.

And he has a great command of the English language!! woohoo!  ;)

And to all our friends in other countries- thanks for your congrats!


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Offline Mouse

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #25 on: November 05, 2008, 12:45:32 AM »
WHEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE.

Offline manchesteruk

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #26 on: November 05, 2008, 12:54:32 AM »
Congratulations everyone.  What a speech from Obama as well.  Right it's 6am here so I should probably go to bed!
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Offline Robert

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #27 on: November 05, 2008, 12:56:13 AM »
well, I'm not crying anymore.  That's good.

I'm just so happy.

robert
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Offline Jacques

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #28 on: November 05, 2008, 12:58:43 AM »
Congratulations USA ! 

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Offline Miss Philicia

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #29 on: November 05, 2008, 01:27:17 AM »
Democrats are currently at 57 Senate seats, with four left to call (MN, OR, AK, GA)  MN looks possible as its tied, Oregon is tied, GA is very doubtful.  Alaska has seen no votes tallied yet.

They will probably have a ~100 seat advantage in the House, though currently there are still 36 left to call.
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Offline SteveA

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #30 on: November 05, 2008, 01:31:18 AM »
Is it just me or is this the first time a President actually mentioned gay people in his acceptance speech?

Offline weasel

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #31 on: November 05, 2008, 01:46:04 AM »
Is it just me or is this the first time a President actually mentioned gay people in his acceptance speech?

I am going with YES the first time for gay word .

 I just cried my eyeballs out with pride that WE all pulled together to

 vote in a great man . A monumental occasion

  My county in Missouri IS BLUE !

  It is almost 1am

 so i must wait till morning to see if the whole state of Missouri is BLUE .


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Offline Grasshopper

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #32 on: November 05, 2008, 01:53:55 AM »
I am elated;  Congratulations America !

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #33 on: November 05, 2008, 01:56:24 AM »
CONGRATULATIONS USA!!! this is totally awesome!!!!

(Zimbabwe wishes "someone" would learn from this)

Offline Cliff

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #34 on: November 05, 2008, 02:27:15 AM »
We need a new smiley.  A smiling, crying face.

Offline lucas clay

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #35 on: November 05, 2008, 04:22:51 AM »
Time for change ;D

                       Lucas

Offline emeraldize

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #36 on: November 05, 2008, 05:15:13 AM »
The night before the election was the closest I've ever felt as an adult to having the childhood anticipation that defined Christmas Eve. I didn't describe it to anyone.

Then a friend who called plus a stranger at the poll each expressed how it felt so much like Christmas. It was so grand not being alone in such feelings.

And, now, to share in the unwrapping of the fine political present Obama is...talk about sharing one's toys!

Joy to the World!
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Offline J.R.E.

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #37 on: November 05, 2008, 07:34:28 AM »


                                           VICTORY !!!!!   :)  8) 8)

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Offline David_CA

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #38 on: November 05, 2008, 07:48:39 AM »
Wow- I feel a great sense of hope after that speech that he can get the work done.

And he has a great command of the English language!! woohoo!  ;)

And to all our friends in other countries- thanks for your congrats!


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Already, we're seeing change!  :D
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Offline atlq

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #39 on: November 05, 2008, 08:36:03 AM »
A great, broad victory. The South has been breached. As someone who worked hard registering new voters I am disappointed about GA, but we came close....It appears that a Senate run off is coming as Chambliss is slightly below 50 percent at this time
ďKeep up the good work....   And God bless you.Ē
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Offline DanielMark

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #40 on: November 05, 2008, 08:40:00 AM »
CONGRATULATIONS to our US friends and neighbours. I couldnít be prouder of you or happier for you!

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Offline aztecan

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #41 on: November 05, 2008, 08:53:57 AM »
This morning, I found out that what I hoped for was now a reality.

Not only did New Mexico back Barack Obama, but, for the first time ever. all three of our seats in the house are now Democrat.

The District 1 seat was created in 1968 and has always been Republican - until today! The District 2 seat, which covers the southern part of the state, hasn't had a Democrat in the seat for decades.

Till today!

I think I will just go outside and let out another victory yell. I scared the neighbors last night, so I may as well reprise myself this morning!  ;D

Oh, by the way, its snowing here this morning.

HUGS,

Mark

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Offline Alain

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #42 on: November 05, 2008, 08:56:06 AM »
Congrats to all our US friends.

Wow, very exciting!  :)

Offline GSOgymrat

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #43 on: November 05, 2008, 08:56:28 AM »
Very happy Obama won! NC still seems to be too close to call though. We got rid of Elizabeth Dole, which makes me happy.

Offline Life

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #44 on: November 05, 2008, 10:37:54 AM »
I cant beleive my dang state really turned blue!  I was going pack up and leave it otherwise...  ;D

Eric

Offline Alain

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #45 on: November 05, 2008, 10:58:21 AM »
I cant beleive my dang state really turned blue!  I was going pack up and leave it otherwise...  ;D

Eric


This is one instance when turning blue is a good thing ;D

Offline Moffie65

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #46 on: November 05, 2008, 11:08:16 AM »
I cant beleive my dang state really turned blue!  I was going pack up and leave it otherwise...  ;D

Eric


That is the way we felt about the U.S. !  We'll stay in Arizona, even though the proposition to change the constitution to say "Marriage is defined as one man and one woman" passed, but not by much.  The legal fight to change the constitution of the state, will now commence.  I predict that the courts will throw it out, but who knows now that the national complexion has changed dramaticly.  We may end up being one of the first republican states to endorse Gay Marriage if all goes well in the supreme court.
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Offline Miss Philicia

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #47 on: November 05, 2008, 12:03:41 PM »
Hooray for "community organizers" being demonized by the GOP!

source

Highest turnout rate since '08 -- 1908: Provided the number stands, the turnout rate for yesterday's election was the highest in 100 years, according to the estimate from turnout guru Dr. Michael McDonald at George Mason University. Almost 137 million (136,631,825) went to the polls -- 64.1% of the voting-eligible population. 1960 saw 63.7% of the populace go out to vote; In 1908, 65.7% voted. It was, of course, the most people ever to go to the polls topping 2004's 122 million. That's 12% increase from 2004. For those wondering why the current total vote in the presidential adds up to approximately 117 million, note that it's going to climb. There is still a ton of vote missing on the West coast.
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Offline Iggy

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #48 on: November 05, 2008, 01:14:37 PM »
Very happy Obama won! NC still seems to be too close to call though. We got rid of Elizabeth Dole, which makes me happy.

Agreed.  Hopefully the final verdict will be officially Democrat.  Mecklenberg voted 61% for Obama!

Happy as well that Dole is gone and by most measures, the Democrats have only strengthened their holdings in the NC legislative  and judicial elections (going by an HRC guide to candidates)



Offline BT65

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Re: Obama Wins
« Reply #49 on: November 05, 2008, 04:25:36 PM »
I cannot fucking believe Indiana went blue!  The first time in 44 years.  Wow.  I am so, so happy!

On another note, Michigan voters voted in "medical marijuana" and easing restrictions on stem cell research.
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