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Barack Obama Elected President

Barack Obama Elected President

Democrat Barack Obama was elected as the first black president of the United States of America on Tuesday night.

The 47-year-old senator from Illinois defeated Republican Sen. John McCain. Officials said voters came out in record numbers on Election Day — 130 to 140 million people.

The crowd is going wild in Grant Park in Chicago, where Obama will give his first public speech as president-elect.

Obama will be sworn in as the 44th President on January 20, 2009.

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  • jolierocks

    YES! It’s TIME for CHANGE!!!

  • lena

    haters fall back like whos. whetther you like it or not he won… he is about to bring change in america…. i love you obama/biden….

  • armageddon

    Good because Obama will tax the Jews first and he will prioritize Palestine over Israel.

    Our poor military depress because they defend us from terrorism but their budget will be cut down so badly.

    World Trade was bombed because of gold and the jews and so hilarious to see stupid Hollywood partying when little they know they are run by the Jews and the Jews are the target of terrorism.

    I cant wait when another 9-11 happens and to see the faces of Hollywood people.

  • Jules

    Amazing. History in the making. Remember this people, this will go down in the history books and you are part of it…

  • pup

    GOD help us.

  • groundcontrol

    Sharon D. @ 11/04/2008 at 11:17 pm WOW!!! It’s finally the end of the Bush/Clinton 20 year presidential run!!!!!!

    #########

    What the hell is wrong with you? What do Bush and Clinton have in common? Zero. Were you even awake during the 8 great years of the Clinton administration? Go back to school and learn something.

    Let’s hope Obama has as successful a presidency as Bill Clinton did. We will all win if he does.

  • steph

    GOBAMA! :)

  • Halli

    AMERICA. I’m so proud of you guys right now.

    Much love from Canada!

  • ………

    When people worhip MONEY it is the root of all evil. America….remember Rome….Noah’s Ark and Sodom and Gomorrah.
    Americans trade their morals and values over the love of money.
    God is watching America. He allows something events people dont understand. Its rejoicing for now but its not forever.
    Obama will bring change indeed but its for the bad.
    He is called the One by Oprah and many as if he is God. You know God hates when he is rivaled by other idols. That’s in the 10 Commandments.

  • alien

    shut the f*** why would u call him gay? whats your problem!? john is bush! do u really want that happen again?

  • lissa

    geez, you people comment fast…. anywho

    YESSSSSSSS!!!! finally some change for america, atleast now there is some hope for my generation, if he makes it 4 years and runs again he is gonna be my very first vote..

    OMBAMA/ BIDEN ALL THE WAY BABY!!

  • silentsophi

    A president for all Americans……Black,White,Hispanic,Rich,Poor,Christian,Muslim, Straight, Gay. We the people, faith is the substance of things hoped for

  • prayers

    I pray for other countries. They think this is so cool. But remember once American goes to the pits you all fall too.

  • lylian

    haha @ 11/04/2008 at 11:21 pm

    he won because of emotional votes. Stupid ppl didnt realize Republican or Democrat the economy will get better again and years from now it will get bad again.

    Simple economics ppl. Didnt some of you study Econ?

    >>>>>>>>>>>

    I did study economics

    Though markets may cycle up and down the issue in question is – what is the trend. For example, since 2002, the US $ has been steadily devaluing against other major currencies. Sure, its up right now, but longer term??

    It’s may have studied econ 101 but obviously you failed to study Economic History. Lessons from the past is instructive. Look for trends.

  • SHorty101

    yay!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!we won

  • http://justjared.com daddysgirl(:

    this fuckin sucks!
    my daddys gonna have to pay more taxes and we’re gonna lose money.
    i’m gonna be totally poor & wont be able to go shopping everyday!
    MCCAIN/PALIN FOR LIFE!
    and when you bitches get bombed by terrorists thanks to OBAMA you guys will die. when i move to paris to stay away from terrorists.
    i’m smart(:

  • christine

    WOOOOOO!!!! Go Obama!!!

  • yoly

    Europe and the rest of the world are losing their religion and it seems America is heading that way too. Im scared wha’s ahead but I just trust the Lord.

  • tiff

    THANK GOD FOR AMERICA THIS COULD ONLY HAPPEN IN A COUNTRY AS AMAZING AS OURS!!

    OBAMA!!! YESS! HE WILL HELP OUR COUNTRY GET BACK ON TRACK AFTER STUPID ASS BUSH SCREWED IT UP!!

  • Jo Ann

    America is going to need a BIG prayer. If you like Castro and Hugo Chavez then you will like Obama.

  • natalie u.

    YES! YES! YES! gosh i was liking so anxious to see who would win! and for all of you saying boo, to bad, he won!

  • never forget

    You should all thank Bush after Sept.11 we didnt get bomb again by fanatic muslims!!!!

  • African Girl

    You are cordially invited to my hometown CHICAGO for a Victory Celebration!

    Bring your sleeping bags coz AG still lives in a hut!!

    PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA!!!!! :) :) ;) ;)

  • http://www.brizite76.wordpress.com Akeelers

    EPIC WIN!!

  • jESSICA

    THIS DAY IS THE BEST DAY A CHANGE IS HERE!!! TODAY WILL FOREVER BE REMEMBERED AS ONE OF THE GREATEST DAYS IN AMERICAN HISTORY!!!

  • azlyn

    tahniah,,stay true..stay a good husband n a good father.thats all i ask of you.greetings from malaysia.

  • zanessafan4eva17

    Oh my god we won we fucking won I’m so damn happy OBAMA WON
    We have made history The first African American President We came back full circle .
    WE WONNNNNNN

  • gail

    Morons think Obama will pull out the troops in 16 months. Like he will do that. Im hearing otherwise from West Point and Annapolis from new graduates who are getting new orders that they are staying for a long long time in Iraq and Afghanistan. No time table is set.
    Obama will not pull them out and if he will he will breed more enemies and more Ben Ladin. Dont forget what happened in Somalia and Afghanistan(Soviets and U.S.) we abandoned them and we got Sept.11

  • Big Fan

    The War Is Over
    Thank You Barack Obama

  • MArley aka mars

    YEEEEEEEEEEEEES IT WAS TIME FOR CHANGE NOW WE’VE GOT IT

  • http://blablabla.com marie

    YEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
    IM SO HAPPY!!!

    OBAMAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA I LOVE YOU!!! ♥

  • maddy

    I LOVE YOU MCCAIN.

    nobama, he will ruin AMERICA.

  • [☆I n F a m o u s☆]

    i’m so happy.. i’m damn near speechless.

    i just came in for a sec. from outside and people are going crazy! it feels good to be a New Yorker… an American!

  • farah

    Godspeed America we will need it !

    I pity the elegant White House now!!

  • Debra77

    What a wonderful moment. To see this in my lifetime. It is too hard to explain. McCain gave a beautiful speech. I liked him a great deal. I like him more now. He showed himself to be a gentleman.

  • jaime

    POOR AMERICA!!!!!

  • jaime

    POOR AMERICA!!!!!

  • jaime

    POOR AMERICA!!!!!

  • ilovejb

    ObAmA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • http://thelambandthelion.skyblog.com Elow

    FRANCE IS HAPPPPPY ^^

  • http://www.watersedgehits.com Mad_Hatter

    I am not Amercian but I have to say I am so happy!
    To see all these barriors come crashing down in my lifetime is just the most amazing feeling in the world.
    It’s not only a great day to be American it’s a great day to be human!
    Believe that all is possible! Today the American people proved that moving forward and becoming better humans was the right way to be heading and I commend each and every one of you who voted for change!

  • PRISCILLE

    THANK’S GOD MY FIST RACISME WOS IN HOUSTON TEXAS I CAN W” TO COME BACK A SEE THAT PERSON AM PRIDE TO BE AFRICAN
    OBAMA PROVE CHANGE IS GOD TIME NOT HUMAIN

    BLESS YOU AND THE ALL WORLD WE ARE ONE

    AM A PRIDE CAMEROONIAN FROM CENTRAL AFRICA

  • s

    so many things can happen. Impeachment anyone?????????

  • alexanderina

    # 74 African Girl @ 11/04/2008 at 11:35 pm

    You are cordially invited to my hometown CHICAGO for a Victory Celebration!

    Bring your sleeping bags coz AG still lives in a hut!!

    PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA!!!!!

    ======================================
    Hey AG, you are to funny, sorry can’t make it to Chicago, just have to watch President Elected Obama’s speech and celebration on TV

  • JOHN

    THIS IS AWESOME!! God bless Mr. Barack Obama – USA president!

  • lylian

    groundcontrol @ 11/04/2008 at 11:27 pm

    Let’s hope Obama has as successful a presidency as Bill Clinton did. We will all win if he does.

    >>>>>>>>>

    You are absolutely correct there and I must admit, I’m nervous at the thought of Democrats controlling all houses of power – white, congress and senate.

    The governments the world over are going to pump up the economy with lots of investments. From what I’ve read, I understand this is necessary to ensure that the world economies don’t fall into a depression. This makes me nervous because I think that all politicians find difficulty switching off the taps when the time comes.

    From the feedback, Obama appears to be someone who is good at building up a good team, listening to expert advice. I think his team will include Lawrence Summers. He has already made prominent Paul Volcker – the fed gov who fought stagflation. Bernanke is also a good guy – not so idealogical.

    People now need to ensure that Obama will do the right thing when the taps need to be switched turned down or off – just as Clinton had done. Perhaps the next Congressional election? I understand half of congress is elected every 2 years?? (Haven’t done my research on this).

  • hawks

    The world will end anytime soon. BE READY ALWAYS!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • MAGU

    yes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    we did it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • NZ

    woot! congrats!

  • bee

    WHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!

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