Tuesday, November 04, 2008


Ponder this electoral map and consider how close it was: http://news.yahoo.com/election/2008/dashboard


As Nation Waits With Bated Breath, Bushco Pursues Nefarious Last-Days To Do List

We'll all be glued to our tubes tonight, on this, the most important Presidential election eve in recent memory, waiting for the early election returns--more than half of us, your Demon ventures to opine, ready to leave the country, or at least seriously contemplate it--if the man above wins, others ready to mourn and tear their clothes if he doesn't, with some religious types opting to sit this one out in protest (if my admittedly inexpert polling holds true).
But the current occupants of the White House aren't sitting on their keisters, oh no (for a change).
Besides securing access to Iraq's oil for friends and contributors a month or so ago (sorry, your Demon has been so harried of late she forgets where she read it, but is certain Cheney had a paw in it), today's New York Times points out that "President Bush’s aides have been scrambling to change rules and regulations on the environment, civil liberties and abortion rights, among others — few for the good. Most presidents put on a last-minute policy stamp, but in Mr. Bush’s case it is more like a wrecking ball. We fear it could take months, or years, for the next president to identify and then undo all of the damage.
Here is a look — by no means comprehensive — at some of Mr. Bush’s recent parting gifts and those we fear are yet to come."
If you're not sufficiently motivated to get out and vote (and there's time enough to do it) read this: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/04/opinion/04tue1.html