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Why I’m so confident in an Obama sweep

November 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

Taking a look at the previous post, where I predict the final presidential election result, I’m realizing that my prediction basically amounts to this: Barack Obama will win every state he’s leading in and every state that’s a toss-up, except for Montana and North Dakota.  On the face of it, that seems like a fairly, if [...]

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TWP’s final 2008 electoral map prediction

November 2nd, 2008 · 1 Comment

It’s been two really, really long years.  But in a little over 48 hours, we will most likely know who the next President of the United States will be.  Luckily for you, you don’t have to wait for Tuesday to see how the final electoral map will pan out.  From the people– me– who correctly [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Democrats · John McCain · Polls · Republicans

Barack Obama and Sarah Palin blow stuff up in new video game

November 1st, 2008 · 2 Comments

(via Kotaku) If for some reason you are standing up while surfing the Internet, you should go ahead and sit down right now.  Because this is probably the coolest thing you’ll ever see. Cashing in on election fever, EA today announced that, as part of an upcoming update for Mercenaries 2, both Sarah Palin and [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Democrats · Entertainment · Republicans · Sarah Palin

If McCain wins the election: A million and one questions

November 1st, 2008 · No Comments

Just a few thoughts three days before D-Day. – Does Barack Obama regret his decision to take Sasha trick-or-treating yesterday (which actually ate up his whole day because he campaigned in the relatively safe Iowa and the relatively unimportant Indiana to stay close to Chicago)?  Or his campaign’s decision to throw resources into Arizona pretty much for no other reason [...]

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“You cannot be a Christian and vote for Obama”

November 1st, 2008 · No Comments

Vote for McCain-Palin or you’re going to hell. So says Janet Porter of the Christian right website World Net Daily in one of the most profoundly ridiculous articles I’ve ever read, titled “You cannot be a Christian and vote for Obama“: To all those who name the name of Christ who plan to willfully disobey Him by voting for Obama, take [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Democrats · Religion · Republicans

Synchronized presidential debating

October 30th, 2008 · No Comments

From the Department of Presidential Debate Redundancy Department: 236.com makes a pretty valid point about the presidential debates: Um, what was the point of the last two?

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Tags: Barack Obama · Debates · Democrats · John McCain · Republicans

African-American hopes for Obama victory couldn’t be higher

October 30th, 2008 · No Comments

Early voting numbers are already showing a tidal wave of black voters that could push Barack Obama over the top in many key states: According to Michael McDonald’s terrific website, there are three states in which early voting has already exceeded its totals from 2004. These are Georgia, where early voting is already at 180 [...]

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The Obama half-hour power hour

October 30th, 2008 · No Comments

A few thoughts on last night’s 30-minute infomercial: – I think it was remarkably bulletproof. McCain’s campaign was hoping for 30 minutes of shiny, flashy Obama, and what they got was a guy in a small office narrating the stories of other Americans. It’s hard to attack that without looking like you’re also attacking Miss [...]

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Drunk-dialing for change

October 29th, 2008 · No Comments

The Overconfidence Express is now serving drinks. Have you ever phone-banked? It’s pretty dull, even if you are helping people help themselves by voting FOR CHANGE. Have you tried drinking while making cold calls for Obama? The election is nigh; clearly Obama’s army is overworked, overtired, and inebriated.

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Barack Obama is Usain Bolt

October 29th, 2008 · No Comments

When you’re running a campaign with a double-digit lead and a 96% chance of winning the presidency, there’s only two possible outcomes. Yesterday, in an attempt to derail the Overconfidence Express, the Obama camp released this video of a real-life cautionary tale. Seriously, it’s hilarious, watch it: And while that is one of the funniest [...]

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Short and simple reason why the media is biased against McCain: He sucks

October 29th, 2008 · No Comments

Yesterday, Politico posted an extraordinarily long and boring (at least for the Internet, anyway) analysis of media bias titled “Why McCain is getting hosed in the press“: The Project for Excellence in Journalism’s researchers found that John McCain, over the six weeks since the Republican convention, got four times as many negative stories as positive ones. The [...]

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October surprise! Proof Obama is a Marxist!!!

October 28th, 2008 · 2 Comments

This photo, which proves once and for all that Barack Obama is a Marxist, was leaked to Fox News today by an unknown source: Shortly thereafter, exactly one-third of the cable news channels and ten percent of the political blogosphere was buzzing over this devastating development for the Obama campaign a mere seven days before the election: [...]

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Conservative blogger blames McCain’s impending loss on the Obama cult

October 27th, 2008 · No Comments

Mark Levin at The Corner gets all his excuses lined up a week and a half early sounds a dire warning about America’s surrender to the “cult-like atmosphere around Barack Obama… The messiah complex.” I’ve been thinking this for a while so I might as well air it here. I honestly never thought we’d see such a [...]

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SNL: Biden and Murtha attempt to blow the election for Obama

October 26th, 2008 · No Comments

Once again, Saturday Night Live hits the nail on the head, this time going after Joe Biden and Jack Murtha’s foot-in-mouth syndrome in Pennsylvania: And I realize I haven’t really commented on Biden’s remark last week that if Obama is elected, the world’s leaders would test his mettle as a young president. It’s probably true. [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Democrats · Joe Biden

McCain-Palin tough on terror, except against American doctors

October 25th, 2008 · No Comments

This is one of the more remarkable pieces of video I’ve seen this campaign cycle.  Earlier this week, Brian Williams asked Sarah Palin if an abortion clinic bomber qualifies as a terrorist, under her definition of the word.  First, she filibustered with some nonsense about Bill Ayers, then gave her actual, astonishing answer: “I don’t [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Democrats · John McCain · Sarah Palin