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“The New Yorker” Barack Obama Inauguration Issue Cover

obamanewyorkerThe January 26, 2009, inauguration issue of The New Yorker features a very cool illustration of soon-to-be-sworn-in-as-President Barack Obama, as seen at right in an image courtesy of Manhattan beauty and writer/editor Molly Friedman: “[Her] brother Drew drew this.” Ha, did you see what she did there?

Additionally, if you would like a free copy of the commemorative issue, hit up The New Yorker via this link. Mayhaps this is their way of making up for shit like this.

The Week in Cool 11-9-08

socialexperimentAutumn is such a wonderful time of year! The falling temperatures, the leaves changing color, the shift from summer to winter clothes. I can finally order hot cocoa and not be looked at like a frickin’ lunatic. I’m lovin’ it, like a cheesy McDonald’s ad campaign.

November has particularly gotten off to a good start. I’ve been working on new projects, got some things in the pipeline, and I’m finally gaining some semblance of stability. The past week has been an historic one, as you all should know. So for me, it’s been gratifying on both a large and small scale. Here’s what went down and what was cool this past week:

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My President is Black!! Obama To Be Next President

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People are screaming in the streets. Tweets and Facebook statuses are being updated. People are exhilarated. People are shocked. Young Jeezy is being pumped. History has been made. With 297 electoral votes, Barack Obama will defeat John McCain to be the next President of the United States.

As news broke, supporters cried and cheered, “Yes, we can.”

Obama will become the first African-American to win the presidency.

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GOP: “Fuck This Shit, It’s Over!”

itsoverCNN correspondent Tara Wall says the GOP knows it’s all over. According to a “GOP insider,” Ohio was the nail in the coffin.

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11-4-08

medium_mccain_obama_grabassYou already know what day it is, and you already know what you should do (if you didn’t do already, like I did — yay absentee voting!).

This is history, people. Be a part of it. Help usher in a new era. That’s all.

Oh yeah, Election Parties are everywhere tonight. Mayhaps I’ll see you at one. 😉

Colin Powell: “Obama FTW!!!1!”

Okay, well, maybe he didn’t say it like that. It was more like this:

I think he is a transformational figure, he is a new generation coming onto the world stage, onto the American stage, and for that reason I’ll be voting for Sen. Barack Obama.

Powell, who we all know is a Republican, also took a nice shit upon GOP candidate John McCain:

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John McCain’s “Fellow Prisoners”

This is what McCain had to say while speaking earlier today to a group of supporters: “Across this country, this is the agenda I have set before my fellow prisoners and the same standards of clarity and candor must now be applied to my opponent.”

Say what, say huh?

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