Dudes, this is last annoucement. Lines in some places are expected to reach eight hours--making it harder for working folk to exercise their right to vote. This could be the last-minute scandal so many have predicted. Forewarned is four-armed, or something…Read More

Take your granny out for a beer and a vote.

Hello Cool Gals and Guys. I'm feeling good, and will soon very gladly toss my keep-on-worrying cap by the roadside. But until that blessed number 270 burns itself forever into our synapses, please keep up the hunt for potential stay-at-homes. Drive 'em, drag…Read More

Why-Bother-O-Gram #6: Landslide good, squeaker less so

Hello Dauntless Ones, Here's one more reason to pass the word and talk TURNOUT everywhere you can: even if you think this election's in the bag, a big win will give Obama coattails that could sweep in a Democratic supermajority in the Senate. And that could…Read More

Warning from the Big O himself

"Don't believe for a second this election is over. Don't think for a minute that power concedes. We have to work like our future depends on it in this last week, because it does depend on it in this last week. -- Barack Obama, Monday 27 Oct, in Canton,…Read More

Why-Bother-0-Gram #3: Doug Wilder

Doug Wilder of Virginia, who became country's first African-American Governor, had a 9-pt lead in the polls the day before election day in 1989. The next day he won by less than 1 percent.

Thanks for joining, folks

Once again, this little ring is just a means of keeping in sight the last key issue of this campaign: TURNOUT. I don't know if it will snowball enough in the next eight days to make a difference--but who knows? Wondrous are the ways of facebook. Pass it on! ;)

Why-Bother-O-Gram #2

"Each of us has a responsibility to work hard and look after ourselves and our families, and each of us has a responsibility to our fellow citizens. That’s what’s been lost these last eight years – our sense of common purpose; of higher purpose. And that’s…Read More
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