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  • Sarah Palin interviewed three days after Election: "Alaskan women are pretty tough!"

    11/09/2008 7:04:25 PM PST · by TheFourthMagi · 74 replies · 1,364+ views
    Video here. Sarah talks about sexism and double standards. She says, "Alaskan women are pretty tough!" If she is any example, Alaskan women are pretty and tough. Sarah calls for an end to sexism and advocates for equal opportunity. Interview date: 11/7/08.
  • "North Star 3": The Return of Sarah Palin

    11/09/2008 4:41:32 PM PST · by TheFourthMagi · 18 replies · 615+ views
    Video here: Sarah lets loose in an interview from her office on November 7, 2008, three days after the election. She deals with the clothes issue and then deals with the biased media coverage too!
  • Newsweek: McCain Flirted with Lieberman for VP [RINO] [multi-kiloton barf alert]

    11/07/2008 7:21:04 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 66 replies · 2,299+ views
    Newsweek has published a deep, multi-chapter account of the entire 2008 presidential campaign, with a lot of inside perspective. Somewhere in the middle, it deals with Sen. John McCain's friendship with Sen. Joe Lieberman. McCain had apparently pitched Lieberman's name for the No. 2 spot on the ticket, but the idea was quickly shot down by his advisers.
  • Lowry: For Republican McCain, the center did not hold

    11/07/2008 6:28:12 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 78 replies · 2,809+ views
    The Salt Lake Tribune ^ | 2008-11-07 | Rich Lowry
    Republicans are consoling themselves by telling anyone who will listen that we still live in a "center-right country." They're right. That's the good news. The bad news is that they've lost the center. According to exit polls, Barack Obama won moderates by a whopping 21 points on Tuesday, 60-39 percent. That more than doubled John Kerry's nine-point margin over George W. Bush among moderates in 2004. The ideological composition of the electorate was remarkably unchanged from 2004. The percentage of self-identified conservatives and moderates -- the center-right -- held steady. Conservatives were 34 percent of voters and moderates 44 percent,...
  • Graham: Tainted GOP lost to Obama's positive view

    11/07/2008 7:05:59 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 58 replies · 2,417+ views
    AP via Google ^ | 2008-11-07 | Bruce Smith
    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said Friday the GOP lost the White House because the party was tainted by corruption, overspending and "sometimes came across as a bunch of grumpy old men." . . . . . "All we have to do is go back to the basics of fiscal conservatism, with a smile and come up with new ways to communicate with the younger voter," said Graham, who captured 58 percent of the vote in winning re-election against a little-known opponent.
  • 10:19 AM: McCain lead in Indiana up to more than 97,000 votes

    Indiana is still updating its website and it appears that McCain's lead is growing.
  • Update Marion County Lags Behind in Vote Tabulation- Indiana Switched to McCain???

    11/06/2008 3:45:10 PM PST · by TruthCanHurt · 395 replies · 26,829+ views
    <p>Declaring Indiana for obama might be premature per the Indiana Sec of States website. This was just updated...</p>
  • President Hussein will never represent America(VANITY)

    11/05/2008 11:05:31 AM PST · by drzz · 17 replies · 3,371+ views
    VANITY | 11 05 2008 | drzz
    The total war begins. Stop the "Country First" crap. Conservatives should claim, immediately, that Obama is "not their president". Obama has nothing to do with America or American values. The country he wasn't born in has not been built for people like him. No founding father would have allowed such fanatic to lead the USA. He is an alien far-leftie who built his success on cult of personnality and demagogy. He claimed US armed forces raid villages of civilians. He refused to war a flag pin on his chest ... He speaks openly about "typical Whites". His wife hates America....
  • Freedom Now Stands Alone

    11/05/2008 8:06:44 AM PST · by LSUfan · 21 replies · 1,940+ views
    The Spectator ^ | 5 Nov 08 | Melanie Phillips
    So the answer to my question turned out to be yes, America really was going to do this. A historic moment indeed. The hyperbole for once is not exaggerated: this is a watershed election which changes the fate of the world. The fear however is that the world now becomes very much less safe for all of us as a result. Those of us who have looked on appalled during this most frightening of presidential elections – at the suspension of reason and its replacement by thuggery -- can only hope that the way this man governs will be very...
  • Youth vote may have been key in Obama's win

    11/04/2008 10:39:03 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 60 replies · 3,231+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 2008-11-05 | Melissa Dahl
    Early reports are indicating that the youngest members of the country's electorate voted Tuesday in higher numbers than in the last presidential election — and they voted more Democratic. Youth turnout appears to be exceeding 2004 levels, which was itself a year with a big surge in voters ages 18 to 29. “We expected record turnout, and that is what we’re seeing right now,” says Heather Smith, a spokeswoman for Rock the Vote, an organization that works to encourage young people to register and vote in every election. What’s more, young voters may prove to have been the key to...
  • [President]Bush congratulates [President-elect]Obama on 'awesome night'

    11/04/2008 9:56:32 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 154 replies · 8,377+ views
    Breitbart/AFP ^ | November 5, 2008
    US President George W. Bush late Tuesday telephoned his apparent successor, Democrat Barack Obama, to congratulate him on his "awesome night," according to White House spokeswoman Dana Perino. "Mr President-elect, congratulations to you. What an awesome night for you, your family and your supporters. Laura and I called to congratulate you and your good bride," she quoted Bush as telling Obama. "I promise to make this a smooth transition. You are about to go on one of the great journeys of life. Congratulations and go enjoy yourself," Bush told Obama, she said. The president also invited Obama and his family...
  • NewsMax Electoral Vote count >>> 200 (O), 81 (Mc)

    11/04/2008 6:31:42 PM PST · by nuconvert · 5 replies · 2,076+ views
    NewsMax Electoral Vote count >>> 200 (O), 81 (Mc)
  • Polls (Obama +11.7%) Actual Vote (Obama +0.36%) - Pre-Election Polls Are Obviously Rigged

    11/04/2008 6:38:32 PM PST · by Bronco_Buster_FweetHyagh · 19 replies · 2,922+ views
    According to the popular vote so far, out of 25,907,049 votes counted, McCain has 12,904,704 (49.82%) and Obama has 13,002,345 (50.18%), which is an Obama lead of (.36%). Meanwhile, the Zogby/Reuters/C-Span poll shows Obama 54.1, McCain 42.7, which is an Obama lead of (11.4%) Does anyone believe the polls are accurate? Does anyone believe that the liberal media, liberal interest groups, and activists are not intentionally misstating polling data? "Scientific" Polls (Obama +11.4%) Actual vote (Obama +0.36%)
  • Virginia Dead Heat After 64% Reported

    11/04/2008 6:24:29 PM PST · by Para-Ord.45 · 1,857+ views
    As of 9:20 est. with almost 65% of precincts it is a dead heat. McCain 49.77% and Obama 49.16%
  • Ohio Election Results Live Thread

    11/04/2008 3:54:25 PM PST · by TonyInOhio · 80 replies · 16,375+ views
    Ohio Secretary of State ^ | 11/04/08 | TonyInOhio
    I'll be posting results and analysis on this thread as the Ohio returns come in. There are a couple of wild cards in play this year. First, our new early voting period means that some early results will be skewed, as it appears that a significant proportion of Democrats, especially African Americans, voted early. This will give an advantage to Democrats in the early numbers. Secondly, a significant number of ACORN registrations were determined to be invalid (like 1/3) and so many of those registratnts, if the vote, will be give provisional ballots. These ballots will only be counted if...
  • Today's Exit Polls Differ Drastically from Actual Results! (Fox News reports)

    11/04/2008 6:05:36 PM PST · by RightFighter · 62 replies · 7,425+ views
    FoxNews | 11/04/2008 | RightFighter
    Someone on Fox News (Jim Engle, I think) was just on saying that they are seeing a large amount of "WPE" (Within Precinct Error) in the exit polling, meaning that the actual results reported by the precincts are much lower for Obama than the results that the exit pollsters gathered. In Pennsylvania, I think he said that this number was 10.4%, meaning that Obama was exit polling 10.4% better than the actual results being reported. In Florida, they reported that it was a difference of 3.4 or 3.9%. Also significant in NC, VA, and other places.
  • Don't Read Too Much Into These Little Anecdotes, But...

    11/04/2008 3:43:07 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies · 2,840+ views
    The National Review ^ | November 04, 2008 | Jim Geraghty
    I talked to one of my McCain guys a little while ago. He didn't have any data, but he said, "based just on the anecdotal evidence, we feel good about who is showing up to vote and in what numbers." Yup, strictly on anexdotal evidence, it seems like the Republican base is turning out. That doesn't mean McCain is going to win, or even that it will be close. But if the Democrats turn out (a safe bet) and the split among independents is reasonably close, it would be tough for it to be a blowout. But then again, maybe...
  • Gates, Buffett back Obama ahead of elections ( Gates is a liberal )

    11/04/2008 3:28:05 PM PST · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 42 replies · 1,583+ views
    MSN ^ | November 3rd
    Los Angeles: Barack Obama has promised to increase taxes if he becomes president of the United States. But the really rich want change and many of them have said they are voting for the senator from Illinois. Despite the tradition that says the country's wealthy tend to favour the Republican Party, there has been an unexpected swing ahead of Tuesday's election that favours the black Democratic candidate. For starters, the country's two richest men, Warren Buffett and Bill Gates, have already said they will vote for Obama. According to Forbes magazine, Gates - worth an estimated $55.5 billion - contributed...
  • Dark Reign II: Obama Nation Thugs WITH WEAPONS Block Voters

    11/04/2008 1:59:47 PM PST · by TheFourthMagi · 7 replies · 2,601+ views
    YouTube ^ | Today | The Criminal Obama Nation
    Video here.
  • White Obama urges Americans to forget race issue (Moronic Moonbattery)

    11/04/2008 1:56:45 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies · 1,040+ views
    Brand Republic ^ | November 4, 2008 | Staff
    NEW YORK - Barack Obama and John McCain have switched colour in a poster campaign created by Grey New York in an effort to encourage voters to put the issue of race to one side. The poster depicting the two senators in altered states were created by the agency's chief creative officer Tor Myhren and carry the slogan "Let the issues be the issue". The ads have gone up around Manhattan as Americans today vote to elect their next president with Obama seven points clear in the polls. Myhren said: "This is a non-partisan image. We wanted to address the...