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Election and electric guitars

NJ - Hoboken: Nor'Easter
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I love Hudson County voting, particularly the contested areas that seem like war zones with people in colorful outfits trying to stop pedestrians (and drivers) in the rain, making sure they vote. "This isn't my ward, sorry, good luck." Even in my uncontested ward, there were people getting drizzled on for referendums alone. It's kind of appropriate that it rained today, considering the flooding that's plagued the town has finally become a political issue. See my posts about the goddamn apocalypse that hit us last spring here, here, and here. Remember when I had flaming ash falling from the sky as the waters rose and ruined hundreds of cars while the city was incapacitated for days? Yeah, that's got voters in some wards actually showing up to vote.

Despite us being a 1.3 square mile little town with under forty thousand people, and this being a mostly uncontested election except for a couple of local votes and some referendums, a dozen deputy Attorney Generals are coming to make sure it's fair.

I voted for parks and stem cells before getting caught in flooding (ha ha) my side of the Pulaski Skyway. The woman working my booth made the "I have an obvious agenda but can't say anything" comment of, "Don't forget the referendums, like..." I smiled and replied that it was the only reason I was there, we exchanged a electorial grin of dubious legality, and I ducked under the curtain.

This morning dosboof asked if I was in the Iron Maiden Fan Club for advance tickets, when I realized that I had been missing my Iron Maiden RSS feed and let the membership expire. D'oh! Managed to re-join in time to snag some for the only show announced for this coast.

Current Location: Drew University, Madison, NJ
Feeling: peaceful peaceful
Listening to: Stern

Chorus of 5 demons || Preach it
Comments
metallian From: metallian Date: November 7th, 2007 05:04 am (UTC) (Hard link)
FUCK, I FORGOT TO JOIN THE FAN CLUB IN TIME.

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On the other hand, looks like there are only 2 US tour dates and none near me anyway. :/
mandy_moon From: mandy_moon Date: November 7th, 2007 12:26 pm (UTC) (Hard link)
Yes, so I hear we're going to Iron Maiden? That's awesome! I will dress up appropriately and everything!
kingfox From: kingfox Date: November 8th, 2007 06:20 am (UTC) (Hard link)
Viva! I'm looking forward to it.
dosboof From: dosboof Date: November 7th, 2007 12:55 pm (UTC) (Hard link)
So, yeah, as you probably heard, got the go-ahead. Lemmie know how much I owe ya and how you want payment.
kingfox From: kingfox Date: November 8th, 2007 06:20 am (UTC) (Hard link)
Cool, I'll figure it out. I can float the cost until the next time you're in the area/I'm up there or until the concert, if that's easiest for you.
Chorus of 5 demons || Preach it