Daily Archives: November 7, 2012

Ramotar congratulates Obama on “well deserved” victory

 Ramotar congratulates Obama on “well deserved” victory

November 7, 2012  –  Demerara Waves

Guyanese leader Donald Ramotar on Wednesday expressed his congratulations to Barack Obama on his re-election as president of the United States.

“I take this opportunity publicly to express my congratulations on a hard fought and well deserved victory,” Ramotar stated briefly at a trade union event Wednesday morning.

An official message is expected to be dispatched shortly as is customary.    Continue reading

Marijuana Legalized in Colorado, Washington

Marijuana Legalized in Colorado, Washington

Colorado, Washington Become First States to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

More reports from ABC  NEWS  – including video

 http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/OTUS/colorado-washington-states-legalize-recreational-marijuana/story?id=17652774#.UJqrEW_A-0c

By  (@ChristinaNg27) , ABBY PHILLIPS and  (@Clayton_Sandell)     …     Nov. 7, 2012

In a groundbreaking move, Colorado and Washington voters have passed referendums legalizing marijuana for recreational use. The drug is still banned under federal law.

Colorado’s Proposition 64 to the state’s constitution makes it legal for anyone over the age of 21 to possess marijuana and for businesses to sell it.  [ read more]

Election 2012: Social Media Effect

Election 2012: Social Media Effect

Facebook, Twitter & Instagram lit up as election results started to come in across the country.

President Barack Obama Wins Re-Election

 President Barack Obama Wins Re-Election

The President gets a second term after the costliest race in history comes down to Ohio.

Mitt Romney Concession Speech: 2012 Presidential Election

Mitt Romney Concession Speech: 2012 Presidential Election

GOP presidential candidate ends political career with a speech promoting the end to partisanship.

Obama’s Complete Presidential Victory Speech – Elections 2012

Obama Wins the 2012 Election: Obama’s Complete Presidential Victory Speech

Obama’s 2012 Presidential Acceptance Speech.

Obama 2012- The strategy that paved a winning path

Obama 2012- The strategy that paved a winning path

       By and , Wednesday, November 7, 2:31 AM

(Washington Post) – In early spring, President Obama’s veteran campaign staff in Chicago confronted the question that would ultimately determine the presidency: how to run against Mitt Romney?

The choice discussed on frequent calls between the White House and One Prudential Plaza was whether to campaign against Romney as a flip-flopper — a former centrist governor of Massachusetts who turned conservative to win his party’s nomination — or use his career as the head of Bain Capital to cast him as a protector of the privileged at the expense of the middle class.“The most striking data we saw early on was on the ‘understands problems of people like me’ question,” said a senior White House official involved in the discussions. “Into the summer, Romney was in the teens in this category.”   [more]

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