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One Last Pre-Election Blog – The Silver Lining of President Obama

November 3rd, 2008 · 8 Comments

I once believed that, while I didn’t like pretty much any of Barack Obama’s policies, that I would be glad if he was the nominee.  If he was elected, he seemed like a guy I could get behind, root for, and like.  A guy I’d be happy to be the loyal opposition to.  A guy [...]

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Tags: Campaign '08 · Obama

A Little Piece of History – And a Taste of the Future

November 3rd, 2008 · Comments Off

Tonight we went to the second-to-last last stump speech of the McCain-Palin campaign, held here in Reno with the Alaska governor.  I went to the last one, too, but this one was different.  It was bigger, more serious, and more hopeful – no matter who wins tomorrow. When we arrived, there were thousands of people [...]

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Tags: Campaign '08 · Nevada Politics · Palin · Principles · Republicans