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Today is the big day – Election Day 2008.  People are turning out in record numbers.  More voters have taken advantage of early voting than in the past, and even more are lined up at the moment ready to cast their vote for their favorite of the presidential candidates.  By tonight the next President of the United States will be announced.  McCain offers up his years of experience, but Obama offers change.  It’s Republican vs. Democrat and it makes me sick.  Why don’t we just call it what it is?  American vs. American.  Instead of actually talking about the issues and making real progress in this country, we just compete against each other and try to come out on top.  And that’s exactly why I’m not voting this year.

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The 2008 Vice Presidential debate was on tonight. The “first and only” of such debates as the moderator described it. And after watching the first 30 minutes of it, I can’t tell you how glad I am that it won’t be happening again. I got so frustrated with how the “debate” was proceeding that I actually turned it off and left my apartment to take a walk, and when I came home and turned it back on the first thing I heard was Sarah Palin talking about nuc-u-lar weapons. The word is NUCLEAR. What is it about this word that seems to be difficult for both her and our current grammatically challenged president? If you can’t say it, you shouldn’t have the power to enact it.

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