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11:48:25 PM
Don't forget! If you're an Obama supporter be sure to call in sick to work and sleep in that day. Watch some TV. Screen a few of those movies you've been meaning to get to. Take a break. You deserve it. Just cozy up on the sofa in your bathrobe and slippers and zone out until about oh, say 7pm.

10:45:12 AM
Now that the elections are behind us, the challenges our nation faces are (imho) staggering...

The economy, unrest in the Middle East, the prospect of Iran developing nuclear weapons, etc.

I'm cautiously optimistic both sides can somehow figure out a way to put their special brand of petty bickering aside long enough to take those challenges on.

This article was one of the few I was able to find this morning that appears to do a decent job of mentioning that...

Obama has little time to savor election triumph:

"(Reuters) - Fresh from a decisive re-election win, President Barack Obama returns from the campaign trail on Wednesday with little time to savor victory, facing urgent economic challenges, a looming fiscal showdown and a still-divided Congress able to block his every move.

Obama defeated Republican challenger Mitt Romney on Tuesday night in a grueling presidential race and used his acceptance speech in front of a huge cheering crowd in Chicago to strike a conciliatory note toward his political opponents.

But in the cold light of the 2012 election's morning-after, it was clear that even though voters have endorsed a second Obama term, the president will have a hard time translating that into a mandate to push forward with his agenda...
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