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It’s Over

After Barack Obama’s victory over Mitt Romney in yesterday’s Presidential election, approximately half of America is jubilant, and half is depressed.  As a faithful reader of this blog, I’m guessing that you’re more likely to be in the latter category than in the former.  That being said, here are my thoughts.

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One Week to Go

Let’s begin this week’s blog by keeping those who have been directly impacted by Hurricane Sandy in our thoughts and prayers.  If you’d like to help, here are a few phone contacts: 1-800-RED-CROSS, 1-800-SAL-ARMY, and 513-793-6256 (Matthew 25: Ministries).  Our weather in the Greater Cincinnati area has been affected by the hurricane, but not nearly to the extent of our neighbors to the east.  We’ll keep them in our prayers.

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Two Weeks to Go

Perhaps the most important election of our lives is now only two weeks away.  (And if you take into account that about 1/3 of us are projected to vote early at the Board of Elections or by absentee ballot, the election is really already upon us.)  So what’s going to happen?  Here are my thoughts.

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Romney vs Obama – Who Won?

Well, we’re 3/4ths of the way through the Presidential and Vice Presidential debates for this election cycle.  Romney clearly won the first debate two weeks ago.  Obama was so bad, even he admitted that he’d had an “off night.”  (Al Gore thought it might have been lack of oxygen at Denver’s high altitude.)

The second debate, a week ago between the Vice Presidential candidates, was most memorable for Joe Biden’s rudeness and boorish behavior.  Even the dependably liberal Saturday Night Live crew seemed to take great pleasure in mocking Biden’s over-the-top laughing, interrupting, and generally juvenile behavior.

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