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Obama Conquers the New South

North Carolina has been a red state since 1976; Obama is turning it blue

The spark for the civil rights movement happened 48 years ago in Greensboro, North Carolina. The state has voted red since 1976 – and it was red until mid-September. Pepe Escobar, reporting from Greensboro and financial center Charlotte, tells how Senator Barack Obama’s campaign has energized voters from a broad spectrum, including blacks, female voters and independents, suburban and exurban, to the point that the state is now turning blue.

On the street in North Carolina this week Pepe Escobar spoke to one man who said, “Everybody’s excited about Obama,” a statement that really exemplifies the mood in N.C.

The Republican Party “Southern Strategy” is not working anymore. This is the new New South, 16 years after Bill Clinton. Obama – a liberal black senator from Chicago – is on the road to carry other southern states, from Virginia to Florida.

Escobar comments, “This is a second silent American revolution,” a sentiment echoed by a local early voter, “Everybody’s hurting, we want change.”

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Important Information

If you don’t know the location of your polling place, then go to Barack Obama’s website by clicking on this link

If we are looking towards the future for this nation, then the choice is clear.  Only Obama/Biden have policies and plans to move our nation forward.

If we want to revisit the past and keep things just like they are, a failing economy and more wars, then vote McCain/Palin.  The McCain/Palin policies and plans will move our nation backwards.  John McCain is a backwards thinking person, trying to relive his life and Sarah Palin is a “Diva” who is only thinking about HER OWN FUTURE and not our nation’s future.  Oh, and by the way, Sarah Palin is a “Pinko”.  Read what she had to say a few weeks before her nomination to the VP spot.  Socialism is good for Alaska but not the rest of the nation.

Sarah Palin is Pretty in Pink
Sarah Palin is Pretty in Pink

I don’t know about anyone else, but I could use a little help with my health insurance premium and my business would benefit if more people had decent paying jobs and it’s about time that I get a tax break, just like Bush gave to the richest people in our nation and McCain plans to make permanent.  John McCain and Sarah Palin want to relive the Reagan years where my TAXES INCREASED and big corporations received my tax break.  Reminder… the Reagan years were the Union busting years and as a result, many workers have lost benefits.

McCain/Palin – benefit BIG CORPORATIONS and LOBBYISTS

Obama/Biden – benefit MIDDLE AMERICA

Let’s start moving our nation forward.  Vote Obama/Biden ’08.

And just for the fun of it… visit Millard Fillmore’s Bathtub for some laughs.

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Wednesday Countdown Music – Choose to Unite

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Countdown Music… Tuesday – PA Obama Girl

Heather Morris performs “We’ll Get There” – Enjoy!

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Racism in Pottsville PA

You can always tell the difference between a Republican and a Democrat. The Republican is the one with the hate speech and the Democrat is the one with the hope speech. It almost looks like more Obama supporters at the rally than McCain supporters. These rally goers are shackled by fear and that is why they latched onto the hate filled lies about Obama. They have so little in their lives and this fear and hatred makes them feel alive. The one woman said “It’s my country, too.” Well, I have news for her. It’s my country, too, and we have had 8 years of her country and just look at the f**kin mess her president created. Wars that we cannot afford and a destroyed economy. McCain will not help these “guns and Jesus” people pay for their health insurance nor will he help them get jobs that pay a living wage. Instead, McCain will tax their health insurance and continue to support policies that send good paying jobs oversears. It really is sad for these people. This is what happens when people don’t receive a proper education. They feed their ignorance with hate and violence.

My choice? I choose HOPE over HATE.

Learn the truth about Barack Obama’s faith at Matthew 25.

(h/t thanks to MikeMorrill for the video. Good job, Mike)

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Al The Shoesalesman Gets A Tax Cut – UPDATE

Check it out… even Al Bundy gets a tax cut.

http://taxcut.barackobama.com

UPDATE:

Here’s another tax calculator:  http://www.electiontaxes.com/

Compare McCains Tax Plan with Obamas Tax Relief
Compare McCain's Tax Plan with Obama's Tax Relief
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Reverse Bradley Effect ??? Is The Southeast Actually In Play For Obama???

Get your popcorn ready on election night… Again I will insist that an Obama win is now almost certain… Up to 95% according to the models I use.  The question is becoming how big will this win be ???  I mentioned in my last Full Electoral College Breakdown how a landslide win (375+ EC votes) was possible, what if I told you that states that many have written off got Obama to that mark ???  After the primaries I had indicated due to high African American turnout that I though states in the southeast were in play for Obama, particularly MS and GA with the Bob Barr effect perhaps much more the reason in GA.  I had gotten away from that idea after the “Palin bounce” but recent polling and a new study about the Bradley effect is making me re-think that these are indeed Safe McCain states.  I’ll get to that study in a second but first lets start with some numbers… We’ll begin in Mississippi…

Polls of this state have been sparse due to the fact its a safe Republican state…. In fact since 9/1 there have only been 3 polls done here, one by ARG who’s accuracy I question… on 9/9 Research 2000 did a poll indicating a +12 McCain win.  This was at the height of the Palin bounce for the red team… But by 9/30 the last poll done in MS the VERY Republican tilted Rasmussen had MS in the McCain column at +8.

Since that time there has been no more polling in MS and the more trusted polls like Survery USA haven’t been there at all.

My thoughts on MS at the end of the primary were that with a 35% voting public that is African American that in theory Obama would need to only get 20% of the white vote to win this state.  Now comes the kicker… a recent study on the Bradley effect shows that in some parts of the country there is a reverse Bradley effect…

The Bradley effect–a black politician doing well in the polls but badly in the actual election–has been much discussed but there is little data on how it would work this year. Now a team of researchers from the University of Washington has analyzed the data from the 32 Democratic primaries this year and come to a surprising conclusion. The effect existed in California, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island, but a reverse effect existed in 12 other states, largely in the Southeast. Obama did better in the elections there than in the polls leading up to them. Researchers speculate that some people may tend to give pollsters the “socially correct” answer and in the Southeast, supporting the white person is socially correct.

Hmmm is the only thought that comes to mind on this issue… now on to Georgia…

Where along with a high African American turnout likely also come these to “B” words… “Bob Barr”

This state has been polled more and by other companies first I’ll start with Survery USA 9/15 poll showed McCain up +16, but by 9/29 that lead had been cut in half by Survery USA to +8 most polls this month have been in the McCain +7-+8 range with an error % of 5 %… add in Bob Barr stealing votes from McCain especially if he alienates more true conservatives and this possible reverse Bradley effect and Election Night could be very interesting indeed. On 10/9 there was a McCain plus 3 poll for GA as well.

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Play It Again – Barack Obama

“Change is what’s happening in America.”

“We can agree to disagree without being disagreeable.”

“Yes we can.”

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Whenever you feel down… listen to HOPE

… HOPE… SMILE 🙂

Yes, We Can

And we will but we still have a lot of work to do. VOLUNTEER… check with your local Obama/Biden office and find out how you can help.

Countdown = 22 1 Days

WE WANT CHANGE. WE DEMAND CHANGE. WE ARE ONE AMERICA. WE ARE ONE PEOPLE.

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Ain’t No Sense in Looking Down…

Barack Obama is coming to town!

Videos from the McCain/Palin fundraiser in Pittsburgh.

Video from Schultz  at http://techandpolitics.blogspot.com

Hi, Schultz.  Thanks for helping the Obama campaign in the great city of Pittsburgh.

~  Head knocks and cat kisses 🙂

The MorrillMajority was also in Pittsburgh and has this to present, a great “Steeler’s Welcome”