Archive for the 'Election 2008' Category

Obama seen from space

Saturday, January 24th, 2009

Geoeye published a great satelite photo (half-meter resolution) of the inauguration ceremony for Barack Obama. The image above links to a high resolution version. Geoeye provides the original high resolution image (3.5MB) that shows the entire National Mall.

Barack Obama – 44th President of the USA

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

“I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.” Presidential Oaths of Office Inaugural Address below the fold …

A Dream Realized

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

There is a direct trajectory from Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I have a Dream” speach 45 years ago to President (elect) Barack Obama’s victory speech in Chicago. Maybe this is Dr. King’s dream realized? Obama’s campaign has already transformed this country. I have noticed how frequently the white middle class Obama supporters expressed their surprise […]

America looks great in blue

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

This map shows the US states sized proportional to their populations. Blue states voted for Obama, red states for McCain. In some of the blue states Obama only got a few thousand votes more than McCain (like in NC) but all the electoral votes of those states go towards the candidate who carries the state. […]

Carolina Blue

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

This is sweet! Today I am especially proud to be a Tar Heel! North Carolina turned blue for Obama. It looks like the Democrat won by a few thousand votes in NC. This is the first time since President Carter that a Democrat won this state. The map above shows results county by county and […]

Hell, Yeah!!!

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008