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The Countdown in Colorado!

New Jersey’s call bought the house down.”Madam Chairman, the great state of New Jersey with 127 votes casts all 127 votes for the next President of the United States, Senator Barack Obama! The place exploded. Thousands of “Yes we cans” drowned out the speakers. When things settled, New Mexico followed and after the earlier stuff up in the NM Primaries when three ballot boxes went missing for two days, I was keen to hear their vote. It didn’t happen.

The Man from Montana / Ropes McCain!

The thing that was outstanding about this Governor’s address, the thing that was so appealing, was its spontaneity, his enthusiasm and his robust animation. He lit up the crowd. They were electrified and swept away. The convention had caught fire at last. Bill Clinton had a grin 5 feet wide and was blown away, so was Joe Biden and and every other VIP.

August Nights & Obama Days

Giving Bill Clinton a speaking role has provided him with an ideal platform from which to damn Obama with faint praise. In effect to do a Mark Antony. Clinton with his gift for words (truth never gets in the way) could undermine Obama so surgically in the eyes of near recovering Hillary supporters and superdelegates as to suggest that having her name placed on the roll is evidence that the nomination process remains open.

Karen & the Obama Spirit

Karen was impressed by Senator Clinton’s speech and waited around afterward to meet her and get a picture with her. Karen is confined to a wheelchair and was having difficulty getting close enough to make her request.

USA Elections – A Dog’s Breakfast

Super Delegates! There is nothing super about this aspect of an extremely complex and undemocratic system! This year more than 750 appointed officials will act as so called Super Delegates to vote at the 2007 Democratic Party National Convention in Denver. These comprise Democrat National Committee representatives,Governors and a myriad of other elected officials. Think […]