8 Years

  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/jyanick/joehubris.com/htdocs/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 879.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_validate() should be compatible with views_handler::options_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home/jyanick/joehubris.com/htdocs/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 589.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_submit() should be compatible with views_handler::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/jyanick/joehubris.com/htdocs/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 589.
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  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter_boolean_operator::value_validate() should be compatible with views_handler_filter::value_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home/jyanick/joehubris.com/htdocs/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_boolean_operator.inc on line 149.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_style_default::options() should be compatible with views_object::options() in /home/jyanick/joehubris.com/htdocs/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_style_default.inc on line 25.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_validate() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_validate(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/jyanick/joehubris.com/htdocs/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 135.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_submit() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_submit(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/jyanick/joehubris.com/htdocs/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 135.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/jyanick/joehubris.com/htdocs/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 879.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/jyanick/joehubris.com/htdocs/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 879.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/jyanick/joehubris.com/htdocs/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 879.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/jyanick/joehubris.com/htdocs/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 879.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/jyanick/joehubris.com/htdocs/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 879.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/jyanick/joehubris.com/htdocs/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 879.

From Nadir to Apex.

In 8 years, America has gone from its modern political low point to its high point.  David Axelrod is the anti-Karl Rove.  The debacle that was the 2000 race--that which seemed to so dominate our view of national politics has been washed away.

Also gone, is the Reagan era.  Up until this year, the coalition that carried the Republicans in 1980 had held.  Now, with Obama able to carry Ohio, Florida, Colorado, Nevada, Virginia and perhaps North Carolina, he and his campaign have created a new coalition.  Unlike Reagan's which was white, this one is white, black and brown.  Hispanics helped deliver Colorado, Nevada and New Mexico and look to be a permanent part of the new Democratic majority.  McCain was unable to build on the progress that Bush made.  In fact, the Republicans backslid. 

The bad news: it appears that Prop 8 in California will pass.  It appears that the rights of sexual minorities will remain a challenge.

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