Daily Archives: October 14, 2008

Sarah Silverman and The Great Schlep

Comedian Sarah Silverman wants Jews to gets their butts down to Florida for the Great Schlep to vote for Barack Obama. The video is pretty funny and worth a look. But be forewarned the video does contain a few expletive four letter words.

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Sarah Silverman and The Great Schlep

Comedian Sarah Silverman wants Jews to gets their butts down to Florida for the Great Schlep to vote for Barack Obama. The video is pretty funny and worth a look. But be forewarned the video does contain a few expletive four letter words.

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>Kids’ Vote Announced: Obama wins Scholastic News election poll

>It’s official. At least for the kids!
The Scholastic Presidential Election Poll results are in: Democratic nominee Senator Barack Obama won with 57 percent of the vote, to 39 percent for Republican nominee Senator John McCain.

The poll was open to kids from grades 1 to 12 in Scholastic News and Junior Scholastic magazines. Almost 250,000 (a quarter of a million) kids voted by paper ballot or online at http://www.scholastic.com/news. The poll closed on October 10.

Since 1940, the results of the student vote have mirrored the outcome of the general election all but twice: In 1948, kids voted for Thomas E. Dewey over Harry S. Truman. In 1960, more students voted for Richard M. Nixon than for John F. Kennedy. In 2000, a majority of student voters chose George W. Bush, mirroring the Electoral College result, but not the result of the popular vote….

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Kids’ Vote Announced: Obama wins Scholastic News election poll

It’s official. At least for the kids!
The Scholastic Presidential Election Poll results are in: Democratic nominee Senator Barack Obama won with 57 percent of the vote, to 39 percent for Republican nominee Senator John McCain.

The poll was open to kids from grades 1 to 12 in Scholastic News and Junior Scholastic magazines. Almost 250,000 (a quarter of a million) kids voted by paper ballot or online at http://www.scholastic.com/news. The poll closed on October 10.

Since 1940, the results of the student vote have mirrored the outcome of the general election all but twice: In 1948, kids voted for Thomas E. Dewey over Harry S. Truman. In 1960, more students voted for Richard M. Nixon than for John F. Kennedy. In 2000, a majority of student voters chose George W. Bush, mirroring the Electoral College result, but not the result of the popular vote….

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Filed under Barack Obama, Election 2008, John McCain, Scholastic Presidential Election Poll

>Quote of the Day

>”A campaign at war with itself cannot fight its opponent effectively.”

— GOP strategist Ed Rollins, writing for CNN, using the presidential campaigns of Sen. Hillary Clinton and Sen. John McCain as examples. 

 Locally you can also add the feud between Republican Monmouth County Freeholder Candidates, Lillian Burry and John Curly, into his example.

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Quote of the Day

“A campaign at war with itself cannot fight its opponent effectively.”

— GOP strategist Ed Rollins, writing for CNN, using the presidential campaigns of Sen. Hillary Clinton and Sen. John McCain as examples. 

 Locally you can also add the feud between Republican Monmouth County Freeholder Candidates, Lillian Burry and John Curly, into his example.

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Filed under CNN, Ed Rollins, feud, Freeholder Lillian Burry, John Curley, John McCain, political wire

Grenafege and Walsh Answer The Questions During Press Conference Held on 10/6/08

On Oct. 6th Jim Grenafege and Patricia Walsh, Democratic candidates for Middletown Township(NJ) Committee for held a press conference outside of Middletown Town Hall. In the clip below Jim Grenafege is asked to explain his view on legal fees that the township incurs and how he would try and control them such as placing a cap the fees.

Patricia Walsh then adds her comments about how the Middletown Board of Education has been able to maintain a grip on it’s legal fees by place caps on expenses.

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Filed under inhouse counsel., Jim Grenafege, Legal bills, Midddletown Board of Education, Middletown Democrats, Patricia Walsh