Saturday, October 04, 2008

Is your neighborhood like mine?

Often I hear things like: "I don't do politics." or "Both parties are the same so why vote."

Or from some - I vote and that's it...not interested in the rest of it.

My take on politics is that it is everything you do.....

If you have a job - you "do" politics

If you are a union member - you "do" politics

If you ever call your elected officials abut something - you are "doing" politics

If you shop you are engaging in politics


So - why not register and if registered - why not vote?

Politicians know who votes and who does's a public record....

In my Multnomah County Precinct we have a poor voting record....

Yet in the last year or so there were many "issues" to deal with here and the biggest issue was tackled by a few neighbors and only after a long period of time with no resolution did anyone start calling local and state politicians...

And so we wound up "doing" politics - but a bit too late in that particular discussion.

Maybe this year your neighborhood and mine can have a high ballot return/voter turnout to thank the politicians who tried to help you? Or vote against the ones who did nothing?

They would notice - believe me - they would notice!

Friday, October 03, 2008

Thoughts about the McCain Marriage. Is it divorce if he loses?

Since last night's verbiage from Palin bored me after a few minutes - my brain started wandering and wondering...and It wound up putting a few thoughts together.

A McCain mansion is for sale...that is very odd given the housing market right now...but maybe billionaires are not bothered by this downturn.

Does it mean that McCain needs a cash infusion into his campaign right now? yup...he's created way around the public financing so money can go there - and he needs money badly!

Then there was my already posted idea that Palin is a trophy veep - and last night cement that idea - she's a good memorizer and parrotter...and cute - and young.....

BUT - why is McSame so so desperate that he is acting like an out of control child?

That's when it clicked!!!

Cindy must have told him she is fed up with him - his womanizing, his dislike of women except for yelling at and having sex with, his using her money for his lifestyle and campaigns...

I bet they have a solid prenup that cuts him off from her family money..

So - my best guess is that Cindy issued an ultimatum!

Cindy told John that if he did not win the presidency - she'd divorce him and leave him with whatever amount is in the prenup....

He likes her money - but does not like her - and so he is desperate to win this to keep his greedy hands on her money.

Thursday, October 02, 2008

Homer Simpson Votes - laugh and worry at the same time

This is funny - but it is also very scary...because we know it's all too true!

Wednesday, October 01, 2008

The Keating 5 - the 1st [known] Scandal for McCain

So glad that someone is mentioning this episode and relating it to today's financial mess!

McCain's Left Eye

Noted on OpenLeft

This is scary - especially with Palin as veep.....

I hope McCain is okay but why won't he release his medical records?

This also from OpenLeft:

McCain, Time to Come Clean and Release Your Medical Records

by: Ron Bronow, M.D.

Wed Oct 01, 2008 at 11:53

( - promoted by Matt Stoller)

Ron Bronow, M.D., is the former Chief of Dermatology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Rush Limbaugh and Bill O'Reilly are screaming foul about an effort on the part of 2,768 doctors (myself among them) to get John McCain to release his medical records. After a 30-second TV ad spot on the issue went up on MSNBC for two days last week, O'Reilly even managed to bully the network into pulling the commercial off the air. Apparently, asking very real questions about McCain's health is deemed by the right wing punditocracy to be just another disgraceful partisan attack, even when the questions come from thousands of medical doctors all over the country.

Sunday, September 28, 2008

Help Keep the Momentum Going

After the debate Obama has gained momentum! big time mo...and McSame is still whining and Palin is still making it up as she goes along....

I don't usually go for kicking people when they are down but I always make an exception for republics like these two.

To help keep Obama gaining more mo - contribute here:

Yes it's my page and yes - many of my friends just don't trust the Internet with their credit cards - so it' still ZERO!

And no I'm not embarrassed about that goose egg :-)

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