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Before Expatriating, Some Considerations

We’ve all heard someone say it: “If that fascist/socialist/weasel/liar/idiot/etc wins, I’m gettin’ the hell out of the country.”...

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Video: Vote Flipping on Machine in West Virginia

As mentioned one week ago, several early voters in areas of West Virginia reported that their touch screen voting machines were flipping...

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Obama Fans in Europe, Take Note

If Europeans could vote in the US election one week from today, the outcome would closely resemble that of the Economist’s world...

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Alaska’s Largest Paper Endorses Obama

Looking inwards? The Anchorage Daily News, the largest paper in Sarah Palin’s home state, today endorsed Barack Obama. Not quite as...

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Semper Fidelis

From FotoEdge’s flickr stream, shot in Liberty, Missouri, population 30,000, a town presumably fitting Sarah Palin’s definition...

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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...

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10 Reasons Why Sarah Palin Shouldn’t Give a Press Conference Before Nov. 4

I can’t think of one. Can anyone? Please, just one? Would the far-right base the she was selected to appease not demand the same if...

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Powell Endorses Obama

Former U.S. Secretary of State, Colin Powell, a Republican and one of the few –if only– widely respected figures from the Bush...

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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...

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Earth at Night

Nasa’s Astronomy Picture of the Day for October 5 was this composite of hundreds of photos made by orbiting DMSP satellites which...

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Shock! In a Global Election, Landslide in the Making for Obama

What if the whole world could vote? The Economist, hardly a leftist commie rag, is inviting the world to do just that. Extending the...

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Are They Gonna Party Like it’s 1829?

Despite the significant poll shifts in recent weeks, it’s still way too early to know who’ll be hosting the 2009 Inauguration day...

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