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U.S. Election reception, Ljubljana

A few shots from a U.S. Election reception hosted by the U.S. Embassy at the Hotel Union in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on Tuesday night. Above a life-size Obama cut-out. Foreshadowing? The expression on the McCain cut-out. Yousif B. Ghafari, U.S. Ambassador to Slovenia. Katarina Kresal, president of Slovenia’s LDS party. The last picture of Sarah…
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Didn’t I See This Voting Machine in a Cartoon?

Or was it in a film? From the Charleston, West Virginia Gazette on Oct. 18: Three Putnam County voters say electronic voting machines changed their votes from Democrats to Republicans when they cast early ballots last week. Shelba Ketchum, a 69-year-old nurse retired from Thomas Memorial Hospital, described what happened Friday at the Putnam County…
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Undecided?

In this Atlantic piece, David Sedaris wonders how anyone in the U.S. could possibly still be undecided: To put them…

Empty Prayer, Empty Mouths

No, this has nothing to do with McCain-Palin. Here’s a silver anniversary memento I’m looking forward to: a remastered two-CD 25th anniversary edition of REM’s Murmur, their first full-length release, to be released just in time for the worst shopping season of a generation (or two). Murmur was actually released in April of 1983,…
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LJ Pic of the Day (emptiness)

This stencil appears on a wall near Gornji Trg in stara (old) Ljubljana. Prazno means empty. Kind of like McCain’s debate performance last night. Ljubljana 085 (empty), originally uploaded by pirano.
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Strongsville, Ohio

Video shot outside of a McCain-Palin rally yesterday in Strongsville, Ohio, about 20 miles (32 km) southwest of…

45 Second Prez Debate II Revue

If I don’t find something better to do at 3 am, these debates are gonna kill me. Winner? The major network focus groups all picked Obama. Even before I finally dozed off soon after Tom Brokaw said he had two more questions, that outcome was obvious. Obama was focused, McCain scattered. Given the worst economic mess since […]
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LJ Pic of the Day

This sculpture is at Tivoli Park in the heart of Ljubljana. The pair’s concentration, mutual trust, body…