VOTE

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I think my oatmeal is telling me something…(that’s an O for Obama…if you couldn’t tell).

I have no qualms expressing my political views on my blog. I voted (yay absentee ballot!) proudly for Obama and hope beyond all hope that he is elected today.

However, I will never put down anyone if they have opposing view points, as long as they understand why they are voting for that candidate-Republican and Democrat alike. I hate people who vote for someone because someone told them to and they didn’t think for themselves. Therefore, I respect anyone who gets out there and votes today, knows why they’re voting for their candidate and stands by them.

So….please VOTE today. It’s a great right of ours…exercise it. And I would prefer you to vote for Obama😉 I don’t want to cry again. Yup…I cried in 2004.

12 Responses to “VOTE”


  1. 1 Tina November 4, 2008 at 7:02 am

    I LOVE your O!!! I’m on my way right now to vote for him!🙂

  2. 2 Kath November 4, 2008 at 9:00 am

    I don’t want to cry again either😦

  3. 3 Bianca- Vegan Crunk November 4, 2008 at 11:10 am

    OOOOOBAMA! Love it. I wish I’d thought to do something cute with my breakfast like that. I did wear a blue dress today in honor of our Dem colors! Gotta represent!

  4. 4 bohosimple November 4, 2008 at 12:20 pm

    Go Betsy! I voted absentee in NY. And I cried in 2004 and 2000, and voted both times. Go Obama!

  5. 5 catms916 November 4, 2008 at 12:42 pm

    Haha love the oats for Obama! Yay for taking the initiative to vote! I know alot of people don’t vote when they move out of sheer laziness.

  6. 6 maggiescamera November 4, 2008 at 1:59 pm

    I went to the polls today to accompany friends to vote ( you know I voted a long time ago) and I was talking to my friend who was working helping Bates students register and she was expecting somwhere around like 500 baties to register today. So your post should be about how everbody is doing it….its the IT thing to do.

  7. 7 carrie November 4, 2008 at 2:40 pm

    i hope you voted absentee in ohio, not ny . . . which one?

  8. 8 Betsy November 4, 2008 at 2:49 pm

    Carrie-OHIO!!! my vote actually counts there.

  9. 10 Erin November 4, 2008 at 6:44 pm

    I cried too sistergirl.
    And in 2000!
    And I cried when I voted. Big sap!

  10. 11 Alice (in Veganland) November 6, 2008 at 11:31 am

    I’m sure you cried this time too… but for other reasons! congrats!

  11. 12 Pearl November 16, 2008 at 4:26 am

    hi there! i found your site through other blogs, and wanted to say that you have such cute entries and i love your photographs! the dishes all look so scrumptious! i just started my own today, and would be delighted to become “blogging-buddies” with you. hope to talk to you soon!


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