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I spent the evening tonight going through the Oregon ballot and circling in with blue pen my choices. Some of them were easy decisions (Hillary Clinton for president was a no-brainer), some of the local measures were much more difficult. Have I mentioned before how much I love living in a liberal city, where the politicians talk about how liberal and progressive they are compared to their opponent? it’s such a refreshing change.

I am nervous about the election tomorrow and the projected maps swinging so severely the last couple of weeks have not helped. I joked early on in the election that if the nightmare that is Donald Trump won the presidency, I’d move to Canada – and I do have good friends there who would sponsor me. It would take some exams and licensing, but I could find employment easily enough and Vancouver is beautiful – I could live there happily. But. I’m also a doctor, and as a doctor, it’s in my ethics and my morals to assist the marginalized and the downtrodden. So it’s all empty talk – I would stay and somehow try to mitigate the disaster. At least until the nuclear fallout from when Trump insults North Korea. I hope it won’t come to that.

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Date: 2016-11-08 06:18 pm (UTC)
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I am less nervous about the presidential election than I was over the weekend but I fear the Senate is lost to us, in great part due to James Comey's letter to Congress.

I am still nervous about Trump. He's not going anywhere and he'll do anything he can to inflame his followers even if he loses.

It is good to live in a solidly Blue state if you're a progressive. It must be disheartening for liberals in Blue cities who live in Red states.
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