Wednesday, 5 November 2008

It's official, the new President of the United States - Barack Obama

(Presidential election results map. Red denotes states won by McCain/Palin, Blue denotes those won by Obama/Biden)

After 2 years of hard-fought campaigning, Barack Obama has been chosen to be the next person to lead the country,
the first black man to achieve the position.

Obama's victory speech can be found here:

I'm particularly very touched by the sources of funds; that is from the people of the United States. The $5, $10, etc...that had been donated via the Democrat's campaigning website brought millions of dollars. Jacky, who as at Texas a month ago, made a donation and also bought 3 after the result, he got this email:

From: Barack Obama []
Sent: Wednesday, 5 November, 2008 2:08 PM
To: Chee Koon Koh
Subject: How this happened

Chee Koon --

I'm about to head to Grant Park to talk to everyone gathered there, but I wanted to write to you first.

We just made history.

And I don't want you to forget how we did it.

You made history every single day during this campaign -- every day you knocked on doors, made a donation, or talked to your family, friends, and neighbors about why you believe it's time for change.

I want to thank all of you who gave your time, talent, and passion to this campaign.

We have a lot of work to do to get our country back on track, and I'll be in touch soon about what comes next.

But I want to be very clear about one thing...

All of this happened because of you.

Thank you,



Anonymous said...

Hi Lilian,

long time no c!i've been observing the US Presidential Election in England,since Obama won,change is coming!It is imminent n inevitable!

I wonder when change is coming to Spore,from what i know,the local populace will NOT vote for a non-Chinese PM!maybe not in my lifetime!

What do u think?i saw the speech made by Obama,moved me to tears....that is the heart of a true blue American citizen,not like Spore where PAP goes berserk to mute n annihilate the opposition @ all costs!!!

Gotta go for now!
Take care!
God bless!

James Michael Parthi!

Lilian is ... said...

HI there!

I have to say that the US election was so much more exciting than Singapore!

Thank you for visiting