Well, the past two years just dragged on and on, didn't they? Know what I learned of importance in that time? That Barack Obama and John McCain both have a lot of dirty little secrets. But the questions remain. Does Barack's early lead suggest he has this election in the bag. Or did a bunch of overly ambitious Obama supporters run out and vote while McCain's are waiting for Tuesday? Well, this is going to be an interesting day tomorrow. We have two candidates with different views on energy, and this may affect outcome as well. Remember, Obama started making noise about capital gains taxes back when oil was over $100 a barrel. But now that prices are starting to drop, energy costs aren't as big as concern to Americans. Energy should be a big concern regardless of the cost, since it affect national security and our economy as well. Americans are also going to vote if we should stay the course in Iraq, much as McCain has advocated, or pull out of an unpopular war, as Obama has. So I urge anyone who hasn't to go out and vote, and vote your conscience for whichever candidate reflects your views. Me? I already voted. Enjoy your long lines tomorrow. Haha! –Stephen Payne, Editor, Oil and Gas Investor This Week; www.OilandGasInvestor.com; email@example.com
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