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By this time tomorrow…

November 4, 2008

… we will know the name of the US President Elect.

I casted my vote at the Los Altos-Mountain View polling precinct in the last election but since its logistically difficult for me to be there this year, I only have this to say….


Edit: I am pulling an all-nighter tonight to follow the election results with my state-side friends via IM. Looks like I’ll have to sacrifice a workday tomorrow just for this. πŸ™‚

6 Comments leave one →
  1. November 4, 2008 9:15 am

    I also support Obama, but there are people who hates him (not because he’s not white). They said McCain is a PoW, so he knows better than anyone the sufferings during the war. 😐

    Ah…I also donno. Never mind =_=”

    Knowing the suffering of war does not necessarily make one a good president. If that was the case, then they might as well let the army generals run the US govt ala Rangoon and Pyongyang. Thankfully its not the case.

  2. LC Teh permalink
    November 4, 2008 1:37 pm

    I envy the Americans. First they had a ‘King’ who gave them a dream. Now that dream is carried by someone who has come this far to make it a reality. Yet he speaks for all in equal terms without being divisive, without instilling fear.

    I’d vote Obama too.

    America has struggled for 400 years since the founding fathers compared to Malaysia’s 50 years. Even after 400 years, nearly 1 in every 2 Americans today are still right-wing and divisive on anything from religion to skin color. America is far from perfect.

  3. Dee permalink
    November 5, 2008 2:01 am

    Ya, I was thinking of pulling an all nighter too but this is as far as my eyes can take it. But it doesn’t take a big guess who I’m rooting for. O to the B to the A to the M to the A. πŸ˜‰

    He won! He won!

  4. LC Teh permalink
    November 5, 2008 12:43 pm

    FAT LADY’S SINGING her heart out!!!

    And I can’t seem to shake off McCain’s words right after their last debate, “We got him right where we want him.” Yay!! πŸ™‚

  5. LC Teh permalink
    November 7, 2008 11:58 am

    America may be far from perfect, but it seems their ideology withstood the test of time to last this long, while all other systems have long been in tatters, in spite of the speed with which the world now turns. It used to take years to move an idea from one side to the other. Now it’s done in seconds, or how fast you can catch the drift. I would say that a huge part of that 400 years need to be removed from the equation. Or is it because they hold all the keys to our current means of communication which determines the direction in which perception flows?

    Ruper Murdoch owns probably the world’s biggest media conglomerate News Corp which owns WSJ, Fox News, The Times of London, Dow Jones, etc. etc. They support the Republicans and did everything they could to get McCain elected. But they failed because they had no control over the one critical medium that mattered – the Internet. Nobody has the keys to that. I’ve no doubt many years will be spent understanding how the democratization of information led to the disruption (and in some cases destruction) of traditional institutions and ideologies.

  6. LC Teh permalink
    November 9, 2008 11:40 am

    On Internet; Yes within these few years itself, it’s proven that it could overturn centuries of traditional control. It showed up in reality in Australia’s last elections, Malaysia’s…

    The realm of the internet is not a good time for emperors without clothes to reign. Many closed societies still don’t understand the implications of transparency that technology will force upon them, even as they speak ominously of globalization.

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