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   PoliticsThe 2004 Bigmouth Election Challenge

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To: Quahog who wrote (586)9/6/2008 6:55:24 PM
From: Jorj X Mckie
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I'm not a big fan of either the Republican or Democrat candidate. What I do like is that we will either have a black president or a female veep. I think that we might see things stirred up a bit going forward.

My prediction is that Obama will win.

I also predict that he will not pull troops out of Iraq in any meaningful way (they may be repurposed, but they'll still be there).

I also predict that he will come up with a bunch of hairbrained national health care programs.

and I'm going to ditch the libertarian party this election and write in stephen colbert....or BenWobbles

Jesse Ventura should have run this year. I think he would have had a shot.

This is my one and only post on politics until 2009. And not part of a committment to leave the site.

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To: Jorj X Mckie who wrote (587)9/8/2008 1:06:32 PM
From: Quahog
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Hey there Mr. McKie,

Yeah, well, I too have decided to just stop posting about politics. Talk about banging one's head against the wall, especially here on an investment site. For that matter, I have been shrinking away from political talk out here in the wet world too. I have either gotten smarter over these last seven years, or am suffering from a bad case of learned helplessness.

The truth is, honestly, that I have more important things to do than fuss about who will be the leader of The Universe for the next four years.

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