What a beautiful Blue day

I don’t have a big rant to post here, but I wanted to at least register my happy disbelief. The Democrats have taken back the House, and possibly (probably?) the Senate. Huzzah! Having a bunch of yes-men in control of the Senate and House who would approve anything the president said and allow travesties like his “signing statements” was a mistake. Let’s just hope the democrats can maintain solidarity and actually have a consistent party vision. I have nightmares where they break this landmark moment by turning on one another right now. Still… what a beautiful Blue day!

11 Responses to “What a beautiful Blue day”

Hello my dear friend! :v

Atreus - November 9th, 2006 at 2:06 am

I just wanted to say.. yes, I’m quite happy too 🙂 I just hope the Democrats start taking some action now that they might be able to…

teisha - November 11th, 2006 at 1:00 pm

yoohoo~ huuray~ yay~~ congrats~~

sleepysnoopy - November 12th, 2006 at 7:14 pm

Especially with Rummy falling on his sword, it’s still dancing days over at Casa Townes

Owen - November 13th, 2006 at 7:47 pm

i cannot believe some people from my lab actually voted as a republican…

cheesecake - November 13th, 2006 at 9:25 pm

I can’t believe you use the name cheesecake! 😉

But yeah. When something like 95% of the professors at this university are Democrats, the republican students and teachers tend to stand out. Honestly, I have no problem with republicans, and even agree on some fiscal matters with them– the problem is that the Neo-conservatives who have been in power lately aren’t really republicans. The amount of voters who usually vote republican but who voted democrat in the last election is a testament to that, I think.

Looking at what I’ve seen coming from Pelosi and other dems mouth over the last week, I must say– America won!

Paradoxdruid - November 13th, 2006 at 10:00 pm

Whatever — you’re really a socialist at heart and you know it. Don’t let him fool you with his “I’m fiscally conservative” talk, folks. I don’t know why he does it really.. I’ve talked to him about dropping that habit 🙂

Is it any wonder why more university people tend to be more liberal? I know I’ve seen a few polls on it, but can’t seem to find a good one off the top of the google search page… maybe I’ll try harder when I feel more motivated…

teisha - November 13th, 2006 at 10:12 pm

🙂 The reason i used cheesecake was because i was eating cheesecake when i typed the message last night… of course i am eating eggplant dish as well right now so you can pretty much tell what i eat everyday if i visit here and leave a message everyday – maybe – … anyway, it turns out the republican in our lab is very religious as well, maybe that’s why…

eggplant - November 14th, 2006 at 3:02 pm

I’d love to hear an explanation of how PD’s RPG books and electronic gadgets fit into his fiscally conservative view 😉 😛

Mallorn - November 14th, 2006 at 9:19 pm

I’m going to answer that by following a long chain of so-called ‘fiscally conservative’ politicians in saying, “The rules apply to everyone else, not to me.” 😛

No, Teisha is right, I’m really a liar. I favor socialist programs in almost every instance where they’re proposed to me. The areas where I would be fiscally conservative would be in defense budgets, politician salaries, and pork-barrel state projects.

Speaking of electronic gadgets– I want a Nintendo Wii so very badly. I wish they weren’t all pre-ordered and booked up everywhere in this area.

Paradoxdruid - November 14th, 2006 at 10:38 pm

I’ve heard bunches about the Wii. I think it would be cool to play Smashbrothers with it 😀 😀

Mallorn - November 15th, 2006 at 12:23 pm

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