The massive mid-term election of 2010 is now over. My phone won’t ring 25 times today with some computer imploring me to vote for one candidate over another. The signs that are all along the streets in my town can come down (hopefully the candidates come out and clean up their mess). Life can now go back to some sort of normal.
The Republicans evidently picked up approximately 60 seats in the House of Representatives. They also made major increases in the Senate and that house appears to be split nearly 50/50 (the exact count probably won’t be known for a couple days as Alaska will probably take a while to count due to the write-in candidate).
I do think that it is interesting that the rude outburst occurred due to a statement from BHO regarding healthcare for illegal aliens. There is a reasonable argument that BHO, while perhaps not lying, was not telling the complete truth. Check out this interesting video below and then read the rest of my comments.
We are all familiar with the famous quote by Senator Kerry: “I actually did vote for the $87 billion before I voted against it.” Now it seems that Mr. Kerry has had another opportunity to change his mind. He is now in favor of Governors of States to appoint an individual to fill an open Senate seat.
Four or five years ago, Senator Kerry was concerned that his seat would be open if the USA would have been foolish enough to vote this weak-spine individual to the office of the President of the United States. At that time, he supported Senator Kennedy’s successful efforts to change Massachusetts state law regarding the filling of Senate seats.
I do not live in Massachusetts. I have no vote there and my opinion on their local politics should have little weight. However, aren’t the good residents of Massachusetts tired of flip-flop Kerry? Please remove him from our national agony and get him out of office. Surely, there is another good Democrat that your beautiful and important state can find.
I don’t love the social networking sites such as Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and MySpace. I do understand the importance of their presence though. It is moderately important to VERY important (depending on your web presence and its importance to your income) for you to do the land grab and get your name, nickname, or company name out there. Don’t let a cybersquatter get in your way!
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The Wall Street Journal has an excellent article on the subject. I don’t like to reproduce whole articles here (due to copyright issues) so here are the highlights.
Nowhere is this fact more evident than in the doling out of domain names. On the Web, domain names are available for sale on a first-come, first-serve basis. If someone else buys your name first, you can try to buy it from them. If you’ve trademarked a name, you can fight for the name in the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers’ domain-name court system. This makes sense: money and the law are acceptable remedies in our capitalist democracy.