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Email I received from Rock the Vote, really thanking every young person!

6 Nov

Rock the Vote
Dear Thomas,

You did it.

Yesterday, more young people voted than have ever voted in American history. 24 million young voters.

You took our country into your own hands– you got registered, you got your friends registered, and you turned out to the polls on November 4th.

You picked our next president.

I can’t tell you what last night meant to me, to all of us here at Rock the Vote. For 18 years we’ve been telling politicians that if they only took the time and energy to talk to us, to engage us, and to take us seriously, that young people would get involved and vote.

President-Elect Obama did precisely that. He responded to your concerns and questions. He found you on the Internet. He organized on your campuses and in your communities.

And he won because of you. I don’t say any of this because President-Elect Obama is a Democrat, but because he ran a campaign as a democrat, with a small “d.” He ran a campaign that reached out to the young and the traditionally disenfranchised, he organized one-on-one and across the nation, and he talked to and with us about the issues we care about. He ran a campaign based on the democratic premise that our country is run by the people and for the people.

Congratulations to each of you. You made history yesterday. Your hard work, your dedication, and your votes will go down in the books as a momentous event.

And this is just the beginning. Yesterday, we showed them our power. Today, we start work on using that strength to make real change for our country.

I can’t wait.

Heather and the Rock the Vote Team
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Here is a video of results in Michigan out on Michigan State’s campus. Just want to say I am very proud of the young Michigan people who turned out to vote! Remember though this doesn’t have to be the end!
You Tube

Change is promised now its delivery time

5 Nov

Yeah, so I hope everyone is as ecstatic as I am that we now have a brand new president. It is my sincere belief that he really believes what he says unlike others. Now I know everyone has got benevolent agendas so the question really comes down to, who’s agenda is the most factual based upon their words and I definitely think that it was Obama’s words that had the most sincerity.

I was enthused to see that over 4 million new voters went out and voted this year. So many records were made this year. I forget the one statistic but according to CNN no one has ever won by that big of a lead in a presidential election. Also record high of 4 million voters just to name a few. So I am proud the people made the right choice I think and hopefully we will stick to it and make sure that he is doing his job the way he said.

Just because voting comes around once a year does not mean that it is the only time that we can voice our opinions. In fact quite the opposite, we should always be voicing our opinions because they do matter and if done right people will listen. Power in numbers, power in numbers. Anyways just wanted to post up a little something sharing my enthusiasm and optimism for this coming year. Really believe that we will see changes just remember be patient and stay on top of these people after all it is us that pays their checks and elect them to be there so we should be holding them accountable to their words!

Day of Reckoning

4 Nov

The time has come people! Today is our day to make our voices heard! I strongly encourage everyone to get out there and vote. It is about time that something changes! I live in Michigan one of the worst economic states at the current time so I have seen first hand the repercussions of doing nothing. While a president can not change the world by himself, it is a start. It is the government as a whole that needs to step up and we must be the ones to influence that and make sure that they are doing their jobs! So get out there and vote!

Once a year we have a chance to voice our opinion but it doesn’t have to be once a year only. I encourage everyone to be more involved with local governments and such. It is our world and our life’s and we need to act like it is and take control and stop letting others wise talk us but have totally different agendas.

Coming down to the wire!!!

30 Oct

Yeah so early voting has already started and voting is about to begin so don’t forget to get out there and let your voice be heard! So things been going pretty good for me, tomorrow is Halloween and dang its supposed to be off the hook!! Plus I get my son the 2nd of November, I miss his the little punk, lol. Kidding only kidding people. Got a new pic of him while he was in Ohio with his mother that she sent me.
Ky and his antlers

Work is good same old I guess, but I have an interview with another company called “Bankers Life and Casualty”, not sure what they are all about or whether I am really that interested but I at least check it out. Also got a job offer from Kellogs, so that could be interesting for the brand marketing position, I went ahead and sent my resume to them. Still working on getting some things into place for my company. After I get my company ready to go I will be working only part time at the job I am right now then I will be working my company as well. Ah starting school soon to, I am actually ready excited to go to school! Kind of ironic but I actually want to learn more about marketing plus I applied to a MTV for a marketing position. Unfortunately they said the only thing that was keeping me from having the position was that I didn’t have a degree. So off to school to get that degree! Two jobs, 3/4 school sounds so overwhelming to me but I am sure I can do it so no worries!

Wow, police brutality if I ever seen it!

21 Oct

So early this morning I was listening to the radio and a story was being discussed about wearing political clothing in which a McCain & Palin shirt was considered racist and another shirt with the phrase “Obama terrorist”, which caused both children to suffer detentions, either way though when I went to look for information on this I found this tape from CNN where a group of protestors tried to stop Palin convoy and police brutally tackled these people just dragging them. In one instance it even looks like a cop pulls out a weapon perhaps a baton to attack people who never made aggressive moves torward the police officers. Somewhat unnecessary if you ask me but take a look and check out the video for your self at CNN.

Problem is none of them will ever get in trouble because the higher people are going to say the situation was necessary plus they will never own up to their people doing anything wrong.

McCain is a liar and thief!!!

17 Oct

Justifies my accusations that McCain is a liar and thief check it out full article at Wikipedia

The Keating Five were five United States Senators accused of corruption in 1989, igniting a major political scandal as part of the larger Savings and Loan crisis of the late 1980s and early 1990s. The five senators, Alan Cranston (D-CA), Dennis DeConcini (D-AZ), John Glenn (D-OH), John McCain (R-AZ), and Donald W. Riegle (D-MI), were accused of improperly intervening in 1987 on behalf of Charles H. Keating, Jr., chairman of the Lincoln Savings and Loan Association, which was the target of a regulatory investigation by the Federal Home Loan Bank Board (FHLBB). The FHLBB subsequently backed off taking action against Lincoln.

Lincoln Savings and Loan collapsed in 1989, at a cost of over $3 billion to the federal government. Some 23,000 Lincoln bondholders were defrauded and many elderly investors lost their life savings. The substantial political contributions that Keating had made to each of the senators, totalling $1.3 million, attracted considerable public and media attention. After a lengthy investigation, the Senate Ethics Committee determined in 1991 that Alan Cranston, Dennis DeConcini, and Donald Riegle had substantially and improperly interfered with the FHLBB in its investigation of Lincoln Savings, with Cranston receiving a formal reprimand. Senators John Glenn and John McCain were cleared of having acted improperly but were criticized for having exercised “poor judgment”.

All five of the senators involved served out their terms. Only Glenn and McCain ran for re-election, and they both succeeded. McCain would go on to become the Republican nominee for president in 2008.

Here is another article about how this information came out. Apparently someone did some digging on “Joe the plumber”, only to find that he is a relative of Keating who was subsequently pardoned by Mr. McCain and four others in the 90’s. Heres the article

Obama McCain! Huge issue

16 Oct

Up to this in the presidential election I have decided to just outline information being said, enough of that. After watching the 3rd Presidential debate I am done being objective. I sick and tired of seeing nothing more than McCain sit there and bash Obama. On his tv ads, in debates at rallies where protestors regularly yelled things like “terrorist” and “Kill him”?! Who in the right mind for presidency can allow something like that to happen at their own debates then say that they are going to run the good campaign. McCain you are a liar and manipulate information for the sole purpose of winning a campaign that will support the very things you denounce.

If you look into any of their ads you Obama attacking McCains plans and budgets, however if you look into McCains ads all you see is McCain and his campaign attacking obama as a person rather than focusing what should be focused on here, the issues. This shows a lot for the type of person that McCain is and to me it is really getting annoying. While watching the debate I constantly found myself thinking “Shut the f up McCain!” because he would not let Mr. Obama finish. It is frustrating to see someone try to speak and cover issues while somebody else is constantly “Oh well he this and he that.” Screw that stick to the fricking issues.

I don’t know about everyone else but I am sick and tired of McCain. I have looked into each one of these peoples allegations and budget plans and McCain constantly tries to twist issues to suite his purposes. Take for example in McCains ads where he states that Mr. Obama wants to raise taxes. Bad right everyone would be like, “Raise taxes!” sending up all kinds of red flags but he doesn’t mention is that he only wants to raise taxes on 5% of Americas population. Raise taxes on the millionaires not cut their taxes like McCain wants to, why do people making that kind of money need help? Think about it, their already getting millions and I sure don’t see them redispersing that wealth around to help people while they stomp out what competition there maybe so the government has to because no one else the power to!

Watch the debate here is a link to it if you haven’t already seen it and you will see what I am talking about. From now on I am reporting every issue and I will find the facts and post them here because the facts support Obama and because I am tired hearing all these lies that McCain brings up. The way that he fabricates all this information to try to make it look good on him.

McCain says that Obama supports billions in government spending, yes, spending on investing in our future for things like alternative energies, healthcare and education. It is the same ideal as paying for college crazy to pay that much but you have a better chance of a good job afterwards.

Bottom line Obama continually outlines his ideas, while McCain doesn’t only attacking Obama’s. Its annoying and I hope everyone that is tired of this starts speaking out in their blogs and everyother possible spot where this can be seen. If you believe the way I believe paste a link from your page to mine or copy thee entire post and put it up in your blog I don’t care but I am tired of hearing this crap and everyone needs to do something about it instead of sitting idle by!

Heres the link

Related articles:
John Lewis’s comments
Sarah Palins rallies comments against Obama
Script of 3rd debate in New York
McCains ad saying obama will raise taxes, but this is where Obama voted for higher taxes on the rich

McCains ad saying Obama wants to cut funding to troops, because he wants them home!
In this website about 42 out of 42 were nothing more than attacks.

Here is the link to all of McCains ads Oh and if you will notice at the top of the page who is the page paid for and supporting? Exactly my point nothing more than attacks in desperation things they try to accuse Obama of when they are the hypocrites!

Good ad through youtube check it out for Obama

Another ad supporting Obama not mentioning John McCain once amazing somebody concerned with the issues

An Inspirational ad where again McCain was not mentioned wow!!