11-6-12 Obama, Elizabeth Warren, Tammy Baldwin (I think) Maine, Maryland, Washington State, And On And On

If you had told me 10 years ago that a Presidential election would be between an African-American and a Mormon,  that a majority of the US would approve of gay marriage – not legalized in 50% of the country … that a gay woman (apparently) would be elected to the Senate – that two states would vote to legalize possession of small amounts of marijuana I would have laughed. If you had told me that pro and anti rape would be an issue I would have thought you were nuts.

Small but interesting point, Since 1928 the only times Republicans have won the Presidency someone named Bush or Nixon was on the ticket.

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5 responses to “11-6-12 Obama, Elizabeth Warren, Tammy Baldwin (I think) Maine, Maryland, Washington State, And On And On

  • Rebekah

    we’ve come a long way…

  • purpleborough

    I care not about one’s sexual orientation; I do care that half of the American people have elected a puppet as president sponsored by someone’s big money. There was a cover up on Libya and had it been Bush or Nixon the liberal media would have been screaming at the top of their lungs.
    I am not a graceful or silent loser. I am not Republican and I would not vote for Obama; the young people who are not looking for a handout should decide what kind of country they want to live in. This country now is so far from where it was when I was an adult that I no longer recognize where I am.
    My nephew was an Obama fan. I don’t think we have much in common to talk about anymore because the Obama people I know cannot view a record of failure and decide that a change is needed.
    Maybe Romney would be worse but I cannot see how that could be.

  • TBM

    Times are a changing…but it still feels stagnant somehow.

    • quotidianhudsonriver

      It does. The movement is, I think, below the surface. After 6 billion dollars, DC is basically exactly where it was before. Yeah we may get a little less intransigence from the House but..the real movement is in the states.

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