Tag Archive for Barack Obama

Obama Increases Lead on McCain

This from www.fivethirtyeight.com.  President-elect Obama has 345 electoral college votes to McCain’s 193.  These numbers based on state-by-state polling results from multiple sources aggregated to project a singel outcome. Of course, this changes weekly and a lot can happen between now and election day. Editor’s Note: The data from fivethirtyeight.com comes from http://3bluedudes.com/ProjectDatabase.htm which has an election…

Unite for Change with OC Democrats This Weekend!

Check out what I just got from the OC Democratic Party! Here’s a great way for us to help Obama AND local Democrats running here in OC. Let’s not forget about this. Dear Andrew, Change we can believe in begins with YOU! Obama OC Area Leader, Giovanii Jorquera and I will be conducting a training…

Unity in Action

I didn’t quite know what to think when I first heard from the OC Democratic Party about the Unity BBQ that happened last Saturday. How would Barack Obama fans and Hillary Clinton supporters get along now that Democrats have a Presidential nominee in Obama? And what else would happen? Well, I guess I wasn’t quite…

Hey, Bush & McCain: Why The Thrill of the Drill?

(Cross-posted at Clintonistas for Obama and MyDD) Recently, there’s been plenty of talk by Republicans like George Bush and John McCain about lifting the federal ban on offshore oil drilling. They claim that because gas prices have become so high, it’s time for us American to stop being worrywarts and embrace the thrill of the…

Obama coming to LA

President-elect (if Mimi Walters can say it…) Barack Obama will be in Los Angeles Tuesday Night, June 24, 2008 for a VIP dinner.  The event will be held at Dorothy Chandler Pavillion with a general reception and a special performance by Seal and David Foster.  Requested contribution is $2,300 a person and limited VIP tickets…

One Less 527 & Some Thoughts on Campaign Funding

UPDATE: Quite a few people continue to donate. According to Talking Points Memo and others, MoveOn.org is closing its 527 advocacy group in deference to Obama’s call to end such groups. “This is an affirmation that we, like Senator Obama, believe that this election can be won by ordinary Americans giving small donations,” according to…

The 2008 Presidential Electoral College Map

I advise fellow LiberalOC.com readers to check out an excellent website, www.FiveThirtyEight.com. The 538 signifying the total number of electoral college votes for president. Editor’s Note: The data from fivethirtyeight.com came from http://3bluedudes.com/ProjectDatabase.htm which has an election projection database that combines projections from multiple sources. Since our friends at Red County have twice used the phrase…