Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Election DAY

It is here, it is here! Today is a big day for our country, a day that will bring CHANGE. If you have the right to go vote then PLEASE VOTE! It is important that we the people make the choices for our nation, and one way we do that is by voting. So if you haven't yet go VOTE!

Tonight R and I agreed to try and stay away from the election news. I have rented us some movies and we will have a Internet free night together. Hopefully this will keep us from killing each other. We did agree to check in at the end of the night and see who won, neither of us is sure this is a good idea but I don't think I would sleep unless I know who won, and even then if "the other guy" does win (heaven help us) I don't think I will sleep.

Other than the presidential election there are only three CA measures I really want to keep a close eye on. They are 2, 4 and of course 8. Four and Eight are to close to call at the moment, making me very nervous. Thankfully R agrees with me on those to measures and we are voting the same way. I have to admit if he felt differently on 8 than me that would be a deal breaker for our marriage I have a hard time understanding strangers who vote opposite of me on it, I don't think I could live with a man who felt marriage was only between a man and a woman. Prop 8 feels to much like a hate crime to me. Four I feel slightly less opinionated about but not by much. I know other states have similar laws to this but that doesn't mean CA should. I believe in a woman's right to chose despite age, and parental notification under minds that right to chose for teens.


Stephanie said...

I feel very strongly about 2, 4 and 8 also. I hope they come back as we both voted (the same). I also hope you and R have a conflict free night, as hard as it might be.

kelly said...

You are stronger than me, I will be at home watching the results all night. I feel strongly about 4 and 8 as well. I am so nervous about the results.

Anonymous said...

Those are the props I care most about as well.
It's not looking great for 4 and 8 though.

I'm thrilled about Obama though! :)

ggop said...

What an incredible day in the history of US presidential elections!

On a sad note, too bad about prop 8. :-(

Sasha & Mark said...

I was really disappointed to hear about Prop 8-- ugh as much as we've progressed...

When DH and I first got together he was much more to the right than he is now. Now we agree on a lot of stuff and are political junkies-- it would have been rough to go through election night on opposite ends. Glad you and R made it!

JGirl2005 said...

Ariella, I'm sorry your little one is breach.
I like your new layout - pretty colors.

Echloe said...

I'm still in shock that 8 passed. I just can't believe there is so much hate in this State. It makes me really sad.

**Ariel I love the new look**

Anonymous said...

I saw your post on thenest.com about your baby being breach. Iam sorry about that but I think your reaction is a bit over the top.

You got pregnant b/c you wanted to have a baby...not because you wanted to have a perfect med free birth. Your pregnant and are going to have a baby. Who cares how the baby gets delivered (via vaginal or c-section) you will still have the same result. A healthy baby. You should think about all the women who are still struggling to even have a baby or are m/c. you sounded selfish. And its not your body failing you. Its your son who "failing" his mother because he isn't in position for mommies med free birth.
Be glad your pregnant and will be holding your baby in your arms in january.

And no Iam not a bitter TTTC'er. I am and happily expecting SaIF'er.


Amanda said...

Hey...how've you been? Hope all is going well, your little one will be here before you know it. We're headed out to SF on Saturday...I'm so excited! I hope your good weather continues...it's snowing like crazy here today! Anyway, just wanted to say hi!

~Jess said...

I'm hoping that all is ok. You haven't posted in a while and I was just worried and wondering *hugs*


ggop said...

Hi there,
Just checking to see if everything is ok with you. Haven't heard any updates in a while.
Take care,