Friday, October 31, 2008

I Love This

I pass this handmade Obama/Biden sign every morning when I take Stella to school. Every morning I remark how much I love it and need to take a picture of it before the election.

Today was the day I pulled over and got the shot as quickly as possible without looking too stalker-y.

PS - In case you're curious about the woodsy setting, we take the back roads to school.


Jeff Mac, said...

I love that. Oh man, I'm feeling for you red-state lefties these days. Reminds me of when I was in college in North Carolina trying to get Harvey Gantt elected (he was defeated soundly by a jolly old fellow named Jesse Helms, if you recall.)

How hairy IS it by you? You must just be up to your ears in mavericks, huh?

Alannah said...

You know what's real sad, Jeff? If Obama were a white man, I bet he'd be leading in Arkansas. I've heard that McCain has at 49% in Arkansas and Obama is at....36%. WTF???

I want to shake them all and scream, "You're too poor to vote Republican you idiot!!"

I think people don't realize how poor they really are...everyone lives off credit.

But it doesn't really's inbred racism. My relatives down in southwest Arkansas, who have voted Democratic their whole lives, are voting for McCain. They claim it's because they were offended by Rev. Wright. COME ON. It's a bunch of horseshit.

For what it's worth, I'm poor and I donated more money to the campaign today.

Jeff Mac, said...

Yeah, this is the first campaign I ever donated to.

Having lived in the South for a bit, I'm not at all surprised by what you see there. Saddened, but not surprised. In a way, I think that's the saddest part -- that it's not even shocking.

Oh, and whenever I see an angry McCain/Palin crowd freaking out about Obama trying to "spread the wealth," I just want to scream, "Hey, maniacs! He's not going to take anything from YOU. You don't HAVE any wealth, you fools! He's planning on spreading it TO you."

Alannah said...

Yeah, what average, middle-class American couldn't use an eensy more wealth spread her way?

Exxon/Mobil sure as shit doesn't need it.

I would be perfectly happy if Obama were more of a socialist.

stephanie said...

I love that sign. Is it my imagination or do the standard blue and white signs have Biden in a slightly larger font?

And don't get me started on the whole Socialism bit. Irrrgh. Being from Sweden, I want to scream. To equate Sweden with the "American" definition of a Socialist country is ignorant och only meant to spread bad propaganda.

There are so many amazing things, besides health care and energy, that a government can help make happen. Did you know, for example, that college tuition is free in Sweden? Free. What a scary thought - making it a little easier for everyone to get a higher education.

I Know Right? said...

it warms the cochles of mi heart!!!!!