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President Elect Barack Hussein Obama has a new web site called OBAMAsChange.gov where he asks for our ideas. Perhaps if we took the time to write concise lists of what we favor in a format of
1.Pigs provided with wings  
2.Free nachos for all  etc
3....
with a small argument for our points it will be easy for the Obama administration to have a compilation of  issues that matter to us.

I think that the internet allows us to contribute to what follows an election in a unique way if we use it rationally. I have heard that there are many who read blogs and take them seriously as an indication of what the electorate is thinking.

Well Okay, maybe the progressives. I have visited conservative sites and there isn't much constructive thought going on. But this is a wonderful tool and we should make a concerted effort to use it. Ok maybe it is the mathematician in me but I always think rationality is the best course. Sometimes  I am shocked by the stunning irrationality of many.

I have found myself once again wanting to read up on issues and think about problems and solutions in a way I have not been inspired to do for nearly 30 years. So now I keep a notepad at my computer to note what I want to research. I am 56 year old baby boomer who is on fire like I was in the heyday of the 60s. YES WE CAN!

PS Don't you just love saying President Elect Barack HUSSEIN Obama. I laugh with joy every time I say or write it

Originally posted to boophus on Thu Nov 06, 2008 at 05:01 PM PST.

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  •  I keep trying to apply the "Wiki" idea (0+ / 0-)

    to all kinds of creations.  I've made my living guiding collaboration and this intrigues me.  As a mathemetician, maybe you could make it work.  BTW I, too am 56 and bursting with joy and relief.  Our long night is done.

    real democracy happens regardless

    by Started Smoking at 52 on Thu Nov 06, 2008 at 05:13:35 PM PST

  •  Having fun tonight goopers? n/t (0+ / 0-)

    Very few things happen at the right time, and the rest do not happen at all: the conscientious historian will correct these defects. -Herodotus

    by TerribleTom on Thu Nov 06, 2008 at 05:58:36 PM PST

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