Claiming victory

 Posted by at 09:53  Election 2012, Politics
Nov 072012
 

As you surely know by now, President Barack Obama was elected to a second term yesterday. He won both the popular vote and the electoral college vote. Not only did he win his home state and that of Vice President Joe Biden, but he also won Mitt Romney’s and Paul Ryan’s home states. But enough with the gloating. In case you didn’t stay up last night to see the President’s victory speech, here it is…

As per usual, the transcript of the President’s remarks is below the fold.

Mitt Romney delivered his concession speech shortly before the President spoke. The pundits are calling it a “gracious” concession. I do not agree. See if you do. It seems to me that he spent most of his speech deriding America for being too stupid to elect him as our leader. Not once did he mention President Obama by name. Oh, and Ann would have made a great First Lady.

Congratulations, America. You did a good thing.

Continue reading »

Election Day 2012

 Posted by at 09:08  Election 2012, Politics
Nov 062012
 

If you have not yet voted, what are you waiting for? It is your right and it is your duty. Please, just do it.

President Barack Obama got kind of emotional at his final campaign rally in Des Moines, Iowa last night…

Get out and vote. Take your family, friends, neighbors and co-workers with you. You may have to stand in line for a little while, but so what? There are lots of people who wish they could stand in line.

plante110512.jpg

Vote!

P.S. If you want to watch the entire final campaign rally of Michelle and Barack Obama, here it is…

 

One Term More

 Posted by at 15:03  Election 2012, General, Politics
Nov 052012
 

Tomorrow is Election Day in the United States. If you have not yet voted I hope you will make your way to the polls tomorrow. Of course I hope you vote Democrat, but it is important that you exercise your right to vote no matter how you vote. Just do it. Here’s a little tune that may provide some inspiration.

If you care to follow along, the lyrics are posted below the fold.

Continue reading »

Weekly Address 11-03-12

 Posted by at 10:37  Politics
Nov 032012
 

“Recovering and Rebuilding After the Storm”

From the White House weblog:

In this week’s address, President Obama thanks the brave first responders and National Guardsmen for their tireless work following one of the worst storms in our nation’s history, and reassures the millions of Americans affected by Hurricane Sandy that their country will be there for them during the long road to recovery.

Click below to listen to the audio only:

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Transcript after the break.

Continue reading »