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Old 11-09-2008, 02:10 PM
 
Location: Paris
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So this is it. The new CEO of humanity has just been elected. Barack Obama is in for a five-year membership. Jenny Mitchell learned the news in her cosy Manhattan flat overlooking the New York upper bay. She couldn't meet her friends from the democrat committee who kept watching CNN all day long in a lounge bar of the sixth avenue, drinking cocktails and eating peanuts. Well, she could, but she dared not to.

For this election meant a lot to her. Another disappointment like the election of George W. in 2000 and his reelection in 2004, and she would have thrown herself under a car. A big one. A Ford, or a garbage truck. So she chose to stay at home, a box of killing pills on her night table, just next to her mobile phone.

Friends kept sending SMS updates of the latest polls, she barely looked at them. She was too tense for that. "Come on, she said. Pull yourself together. Maybe I should ring Nick." Nick is her ex-boyfriend. She kicked him out of her flat when she found him fooling around with Carole and he didn't even have his pants on.
But on that day she felt she needed him. He was a democrat too, after all. One of the good guys. And he had a wonderful penis. So she may have called him, but she didn't. The strength of women, I suppose.

But then she heard the bursts of joy in the streets. Friends called her one after another to share the delight of victory. The end of Texan rules. The end of Irak war. A hope for less social injustice. The image of America restaured abroad. If Obama was here she would kiss him. After asking Michelle's permission of course. What a nice couple they are.

Tomorrow morning, democrat upper Manhattan yuppies will go to their jobs with a smile on their face. Republican yuppies will surely not smile. But neither will they cry. And in 6 month time you won't be able to see a difference between the former and the latter. Same suit, same tie, same job, same perspectives.
Barack Obama will perhaps not save the world. He didn't promise that. But he made Jenny Mitchell happy for one day. And in 6 month time, all the subprimes she sold to save her job and her ass will be forgotten like the phases of the moon.
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Old 11-09-2008, 02:48 PM
 
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Yet another brainwashed follower of the Obama bandwagon. Do I respect his efforts, and his campaign that started from nothing? Yes, I do very much, he ran a flawless ship. Hijacking the word Change was an excellent strategy.

However, he is only one man. The fact is the American masses are lazy in general. The majority does not want to think for themselves and go against the grain. And they wait for a man such as Obama to do their thinking for them. We may see Barack Obama do great things for this country. But for the common man, these individual effects will be small. You cant rely on Barack Obama to solve your individual problems. He may be an inspiration, but at the end of the day the individual has to look in the mirror and draw the efforts from within.

A great barrier has been broken with this election. However for one minute I do not buy the idea that this was needed. People are acting as if the door is only open now due to their messiah Barack Obama. Doors have been open for years. People of color have been working hard to dismantle stereotypes since the days of MLK and that seems to be forgotten. Now all of a sudden people forget individuals such as Clarence Thomas on the Supreme Court or Colin Powell or the everyday black doctor, lawyer, Senator, etc.

But in hindsight I hope this new milestone instills more everyday hope in those who may have not had it previously, no matter what ethnicity, color, creed, etc they come from. People who face adversity seem to be more inspired now, and that is a good thing. Now get to work and create more value in our weak economy.
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Old 11-09-2008, 03:04 PM
 
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Other than to gratuitously say "penis," what's the purpose of this odd story?
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Old 11-10-2008, 10:30 AM
 
Location: West Michigan
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Other than to gratuitously say "penis," what's the purpose of this odd story?
Read his other posts. Long winded, with nothing to say. Plus he doesn't even know Presidential terms are 4 years and not 5.
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