car·riage re·turn

n. the lever or mechanism on a typewriter that would cause the cylinder on which the paper was held (the carriage) to return to the left margin of the page

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Oh Freedom,Over Me

Via Taegan Goddard:

With Sen. Barack Obama on the brink of becoming the 44th President of the United States,it’s interesting to note that the first 16 presidents [sic] could have legally owned Obama as a slave.

To which I add:

Virginia was home to the capital of the Confederate States of America from Read on…

60?

Another update from Minnesota Public Radio,with 75.7% of precincts reporting:

Norm Coleman –42.2% Al Franken –41.5% Dean Barkley –15.4%

With the Senate currently standing at 56-40 in favor of the Democrats,MSNBC rates the other races outstanding:

Georgia (95% reporting) –Chambliss (R)* –52% –Martin (D) –Read on…

A Change Has Come

Ladies and Gentlemen,the 44th President of the United States:

538

FiveThirtyEight has called the election for Obama.