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Old 11-05-2008, 01:17 AM   #121
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Both candidates gave great speeches.
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Old 11-05-2008, 01:18 AM   #122
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I've been told I'm a pretty good public speaker but man what I wouldn't give to have the oratory skills of Obama and command the stage the way he does. I don't know that I've ever heard a better public speaker. It is just amazing

Just curious, any word from the Clintons tonight?
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Old 11-05-2008, 01:22 AM   #123
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I've been told I'm a pretty good public speaker but man what I wouldn't give to have the oratory skills of Obama and command the stage the way he does. I don't know that I've ever heard a better public speaker. It is just amazing

Just curious, any word from the Clintons tonight?
Dude is a baller. He's second fiddle only to Abraham Lincoln, Martin L. King, and John F. Kennedy.

The thing that I liked the most about the speech was when he said the words "I promise."
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Old 11-05-2008, 01:23 AM   #124
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I've been told I'm a pretty good public speaker but man what I wouldn't give to have the oratory skills of Obama and command the stage the way he does. I don't know that I've ever heard a better public speaker. It is just amazing

Just curious, any word from the Clintons tonight?
It's hard to not get swept up in every word he says.
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Old 11-05-2008, 01:34 AM   #125
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OMG! this is one of the greatest days in history, im so glad my son, and my family has witness this day......please hold on everyone.........help is on the way.
I'm right there with ya.
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Old 11-05-2008, 01:35 AM   #126
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Clear lack of class, I would even go to say intellect, from the McCain-Palin supporters during McCain's speech. Really sad actually.
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Old 11-05-2008, 01:40 AM   #127
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Clear lack of class, I would even go to say intellect, from the McCain-Palin supporters during McCain's speech. Really sad actually.
Well, I think there were a few early on who were vocal in their disappointment (to be expected), but under the guidance of McCain the jeers turned into cheers.
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Old 11-05-2008, 01:41 AM   #128
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Clear lack of class, I would even go to say intellect, from the McCain-Palin supporters during McCain's speech. Really sad actually.
Bitterness is a bitch.

But who cares about the supporters. McCain was classy, and at the end of the day, that's what counts.
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Old 11-05-2008, 01:53 AM   #129
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Great night. Very impressive from President Elect Obama (wow). And very gracious from John McCain--nice to see the old John again. I think that was a better representation of the man then his campaign.

Very historic. Loved the part in Obama's speech about the 106 year old voter from Georgia. Amazing.
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Old 11-05-2008, 07:53 AM   #130
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The McCain supporters were a big reason I didn't switch my vote last minute. It seemed like too many of his rural supporters had no reasoning whatsoever to vote for him but were more adamant than anyone that I shouldn't vote for obama. Racial based ignorance was seeming to run rampant in culpeper. Bad day for the trailer parks across the nation.
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Old 11-05-2008, 08:30 AM   #131
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One of the big stories of this election was the voter turnout, very good to see people getting out there and voting

The Associated Press: Voter turnout best in generations, maybe a century
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Old 11-05-2008, 09:44 AM   #132
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That's McCain talking, not the McCain campaign. Big difference. I can't imagine the emotions going through his and Obama's heads right now. And their families.
It's unfortunate we didn't get to see more of that during the campaign.
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Old 11-05-2008, 09:45 AM   #133
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It's unfortunate we didn't get to see more of that during the campaign.
I think we did early, but then it just faded away.
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Old 11-05-2008, 10:06 AM   #134
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I was in and out within 5 minutes. Very efficient polling station here in Washington county MD. The only thing they needed here was flag men for parking. There was a steady flow of cars coming and going. I think if I had waited much longer I would have been stuck in traffic just leading up to the polling place. Once you got parked it was pretty seamless. Getting out of the parking lot was no fun though.
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Old 11-05-2008, 10:08 AM   #135
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AMAN!!!!! Trailer Trash is right
Both of these quotes...ridiculous!

You guys want to talk about biased and racial but then call out rural supporters of a particular candidate as trailer trash? Take a look in the mirror and rethink those statements.
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