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Wōden’s Day Wake-up

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Those of us who practice that “old-time religion” know that today was named for the Anglo-Saxon god Wōden. He is the pagan god of death, battle, wisdom, discoverer of the runes and leader the Wild Hunt.

 


Election Results:

 

Republicans swept contests for governor in New Jersey and Virginia on Tuesday as voters went to the polls filled with economic uncertainty, dealing President Obama a setback and building momentum for a Republican comeback attempt in next year’s midterm Congressional elections.

But it has absolutely nothing to do with Obama’s declining approval rating. In fact, Obama wasn’t even paying attention:

Hours after urging reporters not to draw sweeping conclusions from Tuesday’s gubernatorial elections in New Jersey and Virginia, White House press secretary Robert Gibbs told POLITICO President Barack Obama wasn’t even keeping an eye on the results.

“He’s not watching returns,” Gibbs said.

 


Maine pulls a Prop H8:

 

Voters in Maine repealed a state law legalizing same sex marriage, which backers of the measure said shows “voters don’t want to change what you call marriage.” Advocates of same-sex marriage refused to concede defeat early Wednesday after supporters declared victory.

 


Democrats won one out west:

 

Democratic Lt. Gov. John Garamendi is heading to Washington, D.C., today to be sworn into Congress after beating four other candidates in a special election to fill the Congressional seat vacated by Rep. Ellen Tauscher, D-Walnut Creek.

(If Garamendi had lost what is considered a “safe” seat that would have been shocking)

 


Four more bodies found at Ohio rapist’s home, police say
(Anyone trying to extract some deeper meaning from this is as crazy as he is)

 

 


Obama plays China card, but who holds the ace?

 

 


Joanna Krupa: ‘Playboy is a New Form of Feminism’

 

 


Pakistan’s military claims Taliban stronghold

 

Pakistan’s military said Tuesday that its forces have taken over a Taliban stronghold during the ongoing ground offensive in the tribal region of South Waziristan.

 


Andy Pettitte against Pedro Martinez, with the Yankees one win from ecstasy

 

(They’re back in the Bronx for Game Six and also Game Seven if Philly wins tonight)

 


 

3 North Dakota students found dead; foul play not suspected
The bodies of the three women softball players were found inside a vehicle submerged in a pond.

 



 

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