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I just want to take this moment to say I love America and on days like this, especially so. :D Yay for Democracy!  

Dont forget Ben and Jerry's is offering free scoops this evening for anyone who voted (starting at 5pm). And Starbucks is giving away free coffee for anyone who voted. :D

We get to choose our keyboards AND our president. What a country!

I need to make my way to a Starbucks, then.  I love early voting.  Today is going to be a nightmare.

I woke up at 6 am to try to beat the crowd; got there at 6:30 and still had a 45 minute wait ;)  But it was kind of fun. I suppose I wouldnt be happy with an 8 hour wait tho ;)

Some trivia courtesy of CNN:

--- Quote ---Why do we vote on a Tuesday... in November?

The short answer: We used to be a nation of farmers.  

The long answer: Congress chose November because the harvest was over and the weather wouldn't be bad enough to prevent people from traveling.

As for Tuesday, people used to have to travel overnight to their polling location. (In 1845, horse was the preferred method of transport.) In an effort to avoid religious days of rest, Congress chose Tuesday, leaving Monday and Wednesday as travel days. Tuesday was voting (and horse-resting) day.
--- End quote ---

heh typical, old carryover.  Eh whatever works you know.  I voted around 11am today, was pretty painless overall.


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