I have been working on so many other projects I haven't been able to comment over the ridiculousness of this campaign.
I wanted to talk about, when it happened, the insanity i have seen coming from the right and how, as a Jew, it reminds me so much of what I have heard of 1930's Germany.
I wanted to talk about the economy and how we are NOT a free econonomy and have NEVER been a laze-fair economy. How we have, since the great depression, had regulations on the market and have "spread the wealth around" though welfare, rebates and work programs for almost 100 years.
I am a little disappointed in both sides but I am furious at the right. I am insulted, and have been since 9/11, when they accused me of being unpatriotic because I had the gaul to look at what we did to create that event, what actions we took to create that much anger. I am insulted to be called a not "real american."
I wanted to comment on these events and a lot more but I have been incredibly busy with my own work and *gasp* other blogs.
I wanted everyone out there to be aware of a few sites;
I have been following electoral vote.com and
fivethirtyeight.com. I like 538 because it is a little more in depth, a little more accurate and much more conservative. The fact that they currently have 259 for Obama and 118 McCain makes me a bit optimistic.
But if you want to follow a specific proposition or local election in California, a great place to watch the returns is the Secretary of State's site
I am following Prop 4 rather closely.
I wait with baited breath.