Obama Watch Party


Here’s a notice sent to Hoboken411 about a Barack Obama “watch” party tonight.

They didn’t specify in the note what you get for $25.00. Not sure if it’s “open bar” or not. If not, there was no mention who the donation is for.

From the Mile High City to the Mile Square City

The Hoboken Democratic Organization Holds Democratic Convention Watch Party
The Hoboken Democratic Organization welcomes all to attend its Democratic Convention Watch Party. Presidential Candidate Barack Obama will make his acceptance speech and other prominent Democratic Party figures will be addressing the major issues of today.


When: Thursday, August 28, 2008 7pm-10pm
Where: Willie McBrides 616 Grand Street Hoboken, NJ 07030
Donation: $25.00
For more information: 201.659.DEMS

Over one hundred supporters and featured guests of the watch party to include the following:

  • New Jersey State Assemblyman Ruben Ramos, Jr., who spoke at the 2002 Democratic Convention at age 24;
  • Union County Freeholder and former City Council President of Plainfield Rayland Van Blake;
  • Chairman of the Hoboken Democratic Party Jeffrey Barnes, a native of Indiana who has been with the Barack Obama camp since 2007 and Co-Chair of Hudson County Volunteers for Obama;
  • Hudson County Freeholder Maurice Fitzgibbons, a veteran Democratic City Chairman and coordinator of presidential campaigns since 1984;
  • Vice Chair of the Hoboken Democratic Party Ann Graham, a staunch Hillary Clinton supporter and Co-Chair of Hoboken4Hillary campaign;
  • and other elected officials.

Colorado’s own Coors Beer will be on tap and Rocky Mountain Chocolates will be served.

Specially created Hoboken for Obama T-shirts will be available for sale.

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Thursday, August 28, 2008 9:34 pm

I have a dream- Thunderstorms in Denver starting now.

BTW, I can’t decide, will he come out to “Like A Prayer” sporting a stigmata, or trident and olive leaves?


Thursday, August 28, 2008 4:22 pm

[quote comment=”102161″]This is pretty good confirmation of the First Law of H411: “Put ‘Obama’ in a story title and comments will degrade into partisan douchebaggery in four comments or less.”[/quote]

It only took three posts when a story title mentioned ‘Dubya’.

Thursday, August 28, 2008 4:18 pm

[quote comment=”102261″]If he wins, I’ll be paying an extra thousand bucks a month in taxes (maybe a lot more).[/quote]

Dude, if Obama wins, you’ll be paying ALL of your money in taxes. He’s a communist, remember?

Thursday, August 28, 2008 4:00 pm

The quote of the month goes to:

[quote comment=”102184″]I would like to add some productive opinions to this thread.

All Republicans are fartknockers and all Democrats are booger-heads.

Thank you.[/quote]

Thursday, August 28, 2008 3:47 pm

See you somewhere else!

I’ll be watching the speech, but I am not paying for it.

If he wins, I’ll be paying an extra thousand bucks a month in taxes (maybe a lot more).

I need to save my money for that!!!!

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