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Hamster update: (The honeymoon is over)

Let me begin with this…
I am fulfilling my end of the bargain. I signed the papers promising to take care of the ‘animal companions’, (see the April 29 blog for more info, then scroll back up) but it didn’t say that I had to like them. I provide sustenance, shelter, and creature comforts, but nowhere does it say that I have to like them.… Here’s the thing, I feel like I have been defrauded because they are not companions at all! A companion is a friend, and these things ain't nor friends o' mine! I have issues with our borders, to be sure. Here’s a short (but growing) list…

a) My daughter is afraid that they’ll bite her, so she won’t pick them up. This of course defeats the entire purpose of having these things. She went so far as to ask if she could have a gecko last night. I told her no, she’s got to play out the string with the rodents..
b) The so called ‘silent exercise wheel’ is anything but. It is so noisy that the cage has to be kept in the living room so that my child ca…

The Campaign for President is over....

It is with a heavy heart that I announce today, the withdrawal of my candidacy for the Office of President of the United States of America. Though I am sure that my insight and experience would have been an invaluable resource, and my proven leadership abilities are what is necessary to lead this great nation into its great future, a lack of funding, and my concerns for the welfare (and privacy) of my family and friends, makes it impossible for me to continue.(Thank you to the Bean consulting group for all their help)

Surveying the bleak political landscape and the remaining candidates, I have not found a suitable substitute, so I am not going to endorse anyone at the moment. I have been contacted via email by the Obama camp, seeking my endorsement, but it was under the pseudonym that I used to sign up for the email updates from Sen. Obama’s campaign, so they have no idea who I am….

I would like to thank the 5 people that pledged their support and their votes, the numerous people who …