Tuesday, November 13, 2012

It's Over...Looking Back

Just dropped of the last of the lit, supplies, and paperwork to the Obama office. It feels good to finally catch up on my sleep, and to get 12 large boxes out of my car but it felt sad to say goodbye to something that’s been a fairly large part of my life for so many months. There were so many great parts of the campaign its hard to know what I’ll miss most. Certainly, I’ll miss being part of something outside of my own life; something so large and so important. In my own, very small way, I feel I made a difference. I feel I did something to leave the country a better place for my kids. It’s pretty much impossible to match that feeling.
I also had the opportunity to meet and work with some amazing people. Their energy, dedication and enthusiasm were inspiring. In addition they were fun and smart and made boring tasks, and long days fly by. I will miss them all.
Hard to believe but not everyone I know follows me on twitter. So here are a few of my tweets from the campaign. Newest first, then back in time. 
-Take 5 mins to watch amazing emotional video of Obama thanking volunteers in chicago office. Wow.
-Big Bird speaks out. @frankrichny
-Mad love to my friends and family who seem to think I won the election singlehandedly. #deMOMcracy
-I fought my cold and the cold won. GOTV over. Pa won. I'm off to bed.
-RT @mebe22 Regardless how the night turns out, mom deserves a shout out for all those thankless hrs volunteering. Here's to you @css1222!
-Ryan opposed same-sex marriage & civil unions. He voted against “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” & the Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Act.
-A curse on Jewish Republicans: May you be reunited in the world to come with your ancestors; all socialist garment workers. Thx paul krugman
-Our small business healthcare costs went down by 7.25% thanks to the President.
-Paul Ryan opposed a bill to provide medical care for people exposed on 9/11. Twice. Pres. Obama signed it.
-People Romney rips for not paying income taxes? Seniors, students, the disabled, and Vets They pay payroll taxes, property taxes, sales taxes
-Thx to govt subsidies I have clean water, endless electricity, safe roads, a mortgage deduction, and student loans. Guess I'm a taker.
-Wouldn't it be nice to live in a country where folks cared enough about voting to lie, cheat, & use fake ids to do it? You know, like drinking.
-Best explanation for the 1st Obama debate performance? (thx 2 amy) Too much anniversary celebration. Don't u know, no sex b4 the big game! #Debate2012
-Have a daughter? Then don't vote for a guy who opposes the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, & wants to defund Planned Parenthood.
-So girls, going as a woman in a binder for Halloween?
-Per Mitt. 'Syria is Iran’s route to the sea' Iran does border Caspian Sea, Persian Gulf & Gulf of Oman. Just not Syria. Ignorance? Or lies?

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