OBAMA the new USA president

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by demonizeZ, Nov 4, 2008.

  1. ninefivezero

    ninefivezero infinite resolution

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    I finally found the election results I've been looking for. I saw these results for the 2004 election and thought they were VERY informative. Check it: Election maps

    So here is the electoral map you see on TV the most:

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    And here is a more detailed map of the same results:

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    Read for more info.
  2. ATIzed

    ATIzed New Member

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    Not shocked by the outcome at all. This entire election has been like a horror show. The mystery man getting tons of money from somewhere gets elected on practically nothing more than a slogan and decent speech making skills. The Republicans put up a worse candidate than John Kerry. The country is generally falling apart at the seams. Al Franken might actually become a Senator. Ok well it's more of a horror/comedy show.

    To me, the hilarious thing about this election was that McCain, already a 1 time loser to Bush, was picked by the bonehead Republicans supposedly to appeal to the independents, yet he lost the independent vote anyways, and since he was despised by the conservative base of the Republican party, he lost them too, and probably some other Republicans along the way. It would have literally taken a miracle for him to win, even against Obama. One side obviously wanted it more, and I would not be surprised if the election was thrown by the Republicans on purpose. Maybe they weren't boneheads, maybe they meant to throw it from the start. Whatever the reason, it felt like a 1 party election after the Democrat primaries were over. It actually seemed like more of a race when Clinton and Obama were going at it.

    I pretty much mourned the slow death and state of the nation Tuesday. Both candidates were terrible as far as I'm concerned, I don't feel even remotely represented by either one and I think it's a sad commentary that either of them got as far as they did, and then add on top of that the seemingly mindless support both of them got. I'm trying to think of some bright spots from Tuesday, nothing is coming to me. Well on second thought, with Obama winning the election, we probably, and I say probably with some cautious optimism, won't have to hear about the 2012 election or candidates for at least 3 years. I think if McCain had won, the Hillary campaign and subsequent media discussion and coverage would be back in full swing within a few months all the way up until the election.
  3. Torx

    Torx Indigenous Nudist

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    and what news outlets are you watching because im seeing alot of "palin 2012" being covered.
  4. mistawiskas

    mistawiskas kik n a and takin names

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    I almost think that we were all "led" to vote Obama. /:tinfoil:
  5. Torx

    Torx Indigenous Nudist

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    yea no shit.. how could the repubs fuck up so bad.. it does seem purposefully done.
    he shoulda chose "the governator" as vp candidate
  6. MSP

    MSP Haunting a dead forum...

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    Arnold wasn't born here, he's ineligible.

    But yeah, all this talk about Palin in 2012 is ridiculous. There's no way in hell she could raise the funds or win the primaries after the damage she caused in this election.
  7. Commissar Smersh

    Commissar Smersh 2020 Staff Member

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    Thank God the dude's ineligible.
  8. Caucasian Hammer

    Caucasian Hammer Jesus, Man.

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    But can you imagine any country fucking with us while he's our president? haha
  9. Cr@cKpiPe tE@sEr noOb!

    Cr@cKpiPe tE@sEr noOb! Not Just Handsome

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    I've been feeling the same way. It's nice to know I'm not the only one. I think black people no longer have the excuse that they can't do something "because I'm black". Also, the fashion in which it was attained. He didn't get there rapping or playing basketball (although he does play basketball). He achieved that by learning proper English and being well educated. If any poor black person ever used the excuse that the only black idols they had were athletes and music stars, that goes out of the window, too. You have what is arguably the biggest name in the world right now to look up to. So I hope this is a side affect of having elected an black president; that black welfare-funded Americans see that there is something to getting an education and that speaking proper English isn't a "white man thing".
  10. MSP

    MSP Haunting a dead forum...

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    I've been thinking the exact same thing as well. Obama's election is basically the final nail in the coffin of them using discrimination as an excuse for their problems as a culture. It helped to get them where they are now, but it's been within their power for decades to turn things around and they've simply opted not to.
  11. ninefivezero

    ninefivezero infinite resolution

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    Hahahaha....

    OMG RACISM IS FIXED!
  12. smirnoff

    smirnoff Curmudgeon

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    I think it's gotta be one of the last nails in the coffin, perhaps not the final nail though.
  13. Torx

    Torx Indigenous Nudist

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    its not over until every black person receives their "multi million dollar slave ancestry reparation rebate"

    and there will be people that will try to push that minus the exaggerated amount
    you fucking watch
  14. ATIzed

    ATIzed New Member

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    Eh, I've seen a few Palin 2012 snippets here and there, mainly stories dealing with the postmortem of the McCain campaign and the hopeless Republicans searching for leadership to right the ship, so that seems to be more of reaction to what just occurred. Like McCain, she's a dud politically as far as I can tell. Meanwhile, Hillary for certain and most likely Obama would still be considered very viable candidates for next time had McCain won and we'd be getting another 4 year election cycle.
  15. ThatHideousStrength

    ThatHideousStrength Junior Member

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    We can still get Mitt Romney and his Moron pants/underwear.
  16. smirnoff

    smirnoff Curmudgeon

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    A similar thing has gone down with the First Nations who were forced to attend the abusive Residential schools here in Canada in the 19th and 20th century. There was cash settlements given to those still living who attended such schools, and there's been multiple public apologies by the government. It's one black mark of many in Canadian history, and while it'll never been forgotten it's being dealt with as well as can be hoped I suppose.

    With slavery I think enough time has passed that it's beyond the point of people saying they are owed a similar type of settlement. I feel, to bring up that issue now would be a step backwards (though it's clearly not for me to say so).
  17. GRP

    GRP oh snap

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    I'd say having a (half)black president shows quite a bit. Racism is hardly dead, but it's on its way out the door, just have to wait for all the MSPs of the world to die out. ;)