Obama Raleigh HQ Registered 1,000 Voters Friday

Photoblog of Obama Raleigh HQ on Friday April 11, 2008. The office was a hive of activity Friday with waves of volunteers assembling early and mid-day to prepare and fan out for voter registration while a steady stream of individuals came to register at the office. Staff estimated that Friday alone resulted in over a 1,000 Raleigh voter registrations assisted by the Obama campaign.

Hairdresser Joe's Wake-up Call

This was covered in the open thread comments, but in the interest of throwing a bit more light on the subject, let's take a closer look.

Rep. Joe Boylan has been charged with driving while intoxicated. Highway Patrol troopers charged the Pinehurst Republican after he swerved off the side of the road, hitting a tree, in Cameron on Thursday, the Southern Pines Pilot reports. He was treated for minor injuries at a nearby hospital.

Big Names Small Towns

Earlier today the Clinton NC Campaign held a conference call. Former NC Secretary of Cultural Resources Betty Ray McCain, former State Senator Allen Wellons, and North Carolina State Director Ace Smith participated in discussing Barack Obama's "small town". Later an "open letter" was released and is reproduced in its entirety:

Weekend wound up

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In my day job, I frequently use quotes to add spice to my corporate writing. And I can usually count on Albert Einstein to come through with wisdom and insight. Here's one I used today: Great ideas often receive violent opposition from mediocre minds.

My other favorite quote source is Steven Wright.

Take Me Out to the Ball Game - Open Thread

I've a crappy week - so I'm going to start my weekend early by celebrating some good things to lift my spirits. Feel free to celebrate with me. (I'm only drinking Diet Pepsi, but it's good and cold!)

#1 We're going to Durham to see the Bulls play tonight! Whooo! I love baseball!

#2 On my way into work this morning, I spied the local Obama office (175 W. Pennsylvania St., Southern Pines.) Whooo! This things is real! I love that part of politics.

#3 Chocolate. I have some. MMMMMMMMM.

What's up with you?


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