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Obama casts his vote at Shoesmith Elementary School. "I voted," he says

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CHICAGO--Barack and Michelle Obama voted early Tuesday at the Beulah Shoesmith Elementary School and their daughters, Malia, 10 and Sasha, 7 looked on as their folks filled out their ballots.

"I voted," Obama said when he was done. The Obamas took about 15 minutes to fill out the ballots, time consuming because there were with a number of local contests. At one point Obama and his wife seemed to confer.


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Lynn Thanks for posting this!

It is going to be so enjoyable watching these girls grow up the next 8 years. I do hope they are kept away from the watchful eye of the press (no offense Lynn and thanks for posting this).

Just For The Moment, It Feels Like Camelot

I went down to the local Democratic club and made phone calls to Nevada last week, asking people to vote for Obama. Maybe one out of 100 was supporting McCain. Everyone else was supporting Obama.

And I can’’t help but notice the avalanche of publicly-known Republicans coming out to support Obama, along with editorial boards. And I guess about 95% of the rest of the world too.

He is our prince. Everyone hopes he will save us, help us climb out of this horrible pit into which we have sunk. We should rejoice in these brief moments of elation because a few months from now we will be forced to acknowledge that Obama does not have a magic wand, doesn't know everything, can't erase the nightmare of the past 8 years without much sacrifice from all of us. Because he is just a man among men, one of us. Which is pretty cool.

But just for the moment, it feels like Camelot. All our men are Lancelot and all our women are Guenevere. And we all live in the most convenient spot for happy-ever-after-ing.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=60sWPmwfWyE


A local artist just made this video about Obama. It’’s amazing. Must-watch. Turn up the music and wait for the very end. Then send it to everyone you know.

It’s ELECTION DAY!!!

OUTSTANDING JOB, THANKS FOR SENDING THE GOOD OLD
BOYS INTO THE NIGHT WITH A BANG!
MCCAIN IS A MARGINAL GUY AND DIDN'T DESERVE TO
EVEN BE IN THE SAME ROOM WITH OBAMA LET ALONE IN
A PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN!
TO ALL STUDENTS ACHIEVE A'S AND B'S NOT C'S AND
D'S AND YOU AS WELL CAN BE LIKE BARACK OBAMA!

That is my school. I was so happy.

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