We shall see

Tonight’s the SOTU, and Mellowcat will be tuning in. Things are looking quite promising at the start of the second term. Sure, there are some tough problems, but we’ve got just the guy to figure those out. I checked out GW Bush’s 2005 SOTU on CSpan, just to see how he framed things at the […]

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For the record

I see that The Letter is going all “crystal ball” again, so I must follow suit and post my predicted outcomes for tomorrow. In the Electoral College, Mr. Obama, 332, other guy, 206. I’m going even more overboard on the popular vote: Mr. Obama, 52%, other guy 47% (ha ha), and 1% for another other […]

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Count me in

The Mellowcat voted early, as is our practice, and just checked to make sure they got my ballot OK (they did). The county registrar’s office where I live offers this through their web site – you can check your registration, polling place, ballot preference, and whether or not a ballot you’ve mailed in was received. […]

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Continuity

On the night of his 2008 election victory, the President said the following: The road ahead will be long. Our climb will be steep. We may not get there in one year, or even one term, but America — I have never been more hopeful than I am tonight that we will get there. I […]

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Citizens, united

We all have our favorite moments from this week’s DNC, but mine is still Bill Clinton’s “Why do I believe it? I’m fixin’ to tell you why.” There’s nothing left to do but win. So raise a glass to turnings of the season And watch it as it arcs towards the sun And you must […]

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