States 48, 49, and 50 represented on the ballot, what does this mean?

What does it mean that three of the four candidates for leadership of the U.S. either come from or are elected officials from the Western States?   Changes that folks knew would occur in the future are happening now.   Welcome to the future.   ...more

And so it begins

Well, I woke up with a glow and an overall feeling of hope after watching Obama give last night's acceptance speech.  It was not the speech that won me over in 2004 -- the kind of speech he is often criticized for because it doesn't have substance just "high-folluting ideals" (to that I usually roll my eyes but understand that hope is hard to sell in such a cynical society.)  Last night he became "the candidate" -- it was if he grew right before our eyes -- right there in front of the throngs who witnessed this amazing moment in our history.  Obama deftly form ...more

I sure hope you are right and Obama wins - we can't have 4 more years of the last 8.  ...more