Neil’s Facebook Musings – Election Night Edition

At 11pm on November 6th, 2012:

They're shooting off fireworks in the neighborhood. I think the destruction of America just began, again! I'm gonna go throw spoons.

  A lesbian in the senate. What is this world coming to!? What's next–a gay president?

     I didn't know there was a New Mexico. What's wrong with the old Mexico?

         Does this mean gay people can marry & women can still control their bodies?

            I'm disappointed baby Jesus didn't win.

I'm anxiously waiting for my food stamps, bag of pot, free healthcare, clean water, environmental protection, quality education & Big Friggin' Bird in the mail tomorrow.

And finally:

Big Bird LIVES!

Once you vote smart, you never go back. It's not the color that makes the human. It's the quality of the social & economic policies that one person embodies & safeguards for [...]

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Rachel Maddow at her best: What the Obama win means to us

Rachel had an excellent introduction to her show yesterday and she was spirited, obviously enjoying herself and simply at her best. Her celebratory mood and her words remind us why we have reason to celebrate the outcome of this election.



We are not going to have a supreme court that will overturn Roe versus Wade.
We are not going to repeal health care reform.
Nobody is going to kill medicare and make old people fight it out in the open market to get health insurance.
We are not going to give 20% tax cuts to millionaires and billionaires and expect programs like food stamps and children’s insurance to cover the cost of that tax cut.
We will not need to consult our boss if [...]

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