Monday, November 03, 2008

Barack Obama Wins Dixville Notch, NH Over John McCain, 15 to 6

The election is underway!  Senator Barack Obama has won the first ballot race held at Dixville Notch, New Hampshire 15 votes to 6 votes for John McCain and no votes for Ralph Nader.   I watched MSNBC to see the results of this historic first vote of the 2008 election, announced at 9:11 PM PST.  

Senator Barack Obama's Grandmother Passed Away Today

I just heard on MSNBC that Senator Barack Obama's Grandmother Madelyn Dunham passed away today according to a statement by Senator Obama and his sister.  Senator Obama credits Dunham for having raised him after his mother passed away due to ovarvian cancer.  She was 85 years old.

CNN Grill At Time Warner Center For Election Day

CNN's bring back The CNN Grill at Time Warner Center in New York for Election Day.  I guess MediaBistro's going as it looks like an official invitation; CNN should invite its iReporters (like me) too!

Reportedly, it cost $3 million to make the two in Denver and St. Paul.

Matthew Broderick: "Take the Day Off" For Barack Obama

If you have any time, volunteer for Barack Obama!  Take it from Ferris Buehler, ah, Matthew Broderick:

Paul Krugman - The Republican Rump

The Republican base, egged on by the McCain-Palin campaign, thinks that elections should reflect the views of “real Americans” — and most of the people reading this column probably don’t qualify.

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Man, enough is enough.  I applaud the Draft Palin movement for their work, but a little more vetting was in order.  She's got the VP role wrong , yet again.  On Fox News, which gave her a pass because it doesn't want a smart Black President Obama over a not so with it White President or VP (or maybe they don't know themselves), she said this :  

"Well, they've got to be exclusively, of course, concentrating on the administrative side of governance and there again, that's where my executive experience will be put to good use."
NO.  Sarah, why not admit that you are not well-informed.  But on second thought, since Election Day is one day off, keep talking!  This is great!!  OBAMA 08!

Giants Hand Romo-Less Cowboys Third Loss in Last Four Games

Halfway through the season, it's safe to say the Super Bowl champion New York Giants are the team to beat in the NFC, and the injury ravaged Dallas Cowboys -- the preseason favorite -- will need to make a run after their bye just to make the postseason.

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Top 10 Most Pirated Movies on BitTorrent This Week

The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent, “Tropic Thunder” tops the chart this week followed by WALL-E and The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian.

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Rove appointee sends ugly message to would-be Obama assasins

Interviews with numerous legal experts suggest that Colorado US Attorney Troy Eid misled reporters and diverged from state law when declining to prosecute any of the three men arrested in Denver for threatening to assassinate Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama.

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Obama takes largest lead in Gallup poll - 10 point lead

Sen. Barack Obama holds the largest lead yet among likely against Sen. John McCain in the national Gallup poll released Saturday. Obama expanded his lead to ten percent from nine percent on Friday.

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MSNBC: Over 80,000 Have Complained About Voting Problems

Today, Barbara Anwine of the Election Protection Coalition (1-866-OUR-VOTE), a nonpartisan group, told MSNBC about voter suppression tactics they have witnessed around the country. Watch the video too.

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Guy Builds F-35 Fighter Jet On His Own

Arthur van Poppel took our Guide to Build Your Own F-35 Lightning II Fighter Jet too seriously and actually built the damn thing. Sure, it is a scaled version and it doesn't come with a demonic helmet, but you can actually drive the thing like a car and the level of detail is absolutely amazing.

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My wife made me canvas for Obama; here's what I learned

"This election is not about major policies. It's about hope.Let me make it clear: I'm pretty conservative. I grew up in the suburbs. I voted for George H.W. Bush twice, and his son once. I was disappointed when Bill Clinton won, and disappointed he couldn't run again. "

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Exxon breaks record for profit, yet again

The largest U.S. oil company surges past analysts' estimates with a posted net income of $14.83 billion and sets a national record for quarterly profit.

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007 Quantum Of Solace: Featuring Ben Radatz and Tim Fisher