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All Barack, All the Time

Posted by novoscene on October 15, 2008

And I guess some of that other guy too.  But hell, if the SF Examiner can stump for McCain, damned right I’m flying the B-Rock flag (BTW click here for a look at the flyest Barack Obama shirts I’ve seen yet, made right here in The Bay baby!).

So tonight’s the last presidential debate, the last big night before the big, big night.  Folks from all stripes are gathering to watch what we hope will be a political smack down of the extreme Democratic variety.  Will McCain spontaneously combust into a ball of into maverick, free market rhetoric?  Will Obama hit him with more zingers like last week’s “Bomb, bomb, bomb. Bomb Bomb Iran” line.  Tune in tonight for all the action kiddies.

Here’s a short list of debate watching parties on both sides of the water.  I’m digging the shinding over at Lobot.  The promo promised Obama themed foods, bring your own shirt screen printing, rounds of McLiar Bingo and instant fact checking and lie detection.  Let the political games begin!-Kwan

The Best Obama Presidential Debate Watching Party Series Ever

Since this is our last event in this series, we’re going big. We have a bunch of incredible new prints, a completed and playable McLiar’s Bingo Challenge, and much more. Lots of extra goodies to go along with your debate watching including afalafel bar, assorted delicious baked goods, local beer, live screen printing (BYOShirts), nstant fact checking and lie detection and McLiar’s Bingo.
5:30-10pm
Lobot Gallery
1800 Campbell St. Oakland
www.lobotgallery.com
RSVP: http://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/gs5p2f

BWOPA’s Final Debate Watch Party

Celebrate with members of the Black Woman Organized for Political Action PAC and mingle with upcoming election candidates William Patterson and Rebecca Kaplan while discussing local initiatives. Pizza and soda’s provided.
5:30pm
Skyline Pizza
4400 Keller Ave, Oakland
Keisha Nzewi 510.812.3390
keishatyler@yahoo.com

The Washington Inn Debate Watch Party

Join fellow Democrats, Independents at the historic Washington Inn Hotel ! We have Happy Hour Specials at the Bar on Appetizers and Drinks all evening long – come and relax at the great ambiance of the Seison Lounge and enjoy history!
5:30
The Washington Inn Hotel
495 Tenth Street, Oakland
510.452.1776

Final Debate Watch Party

Join Obama supporters on Wednesday October 15th for the for the final debate watch party! Get there early for a good seat.
Free
Everret & Jones BBQ
126 Broadway, Oakland
510.759.2491

Debate Watch Party at Nomad Cafe

October is International Fair Trade Month and in recognition, join Nomad Cafe in examining the intersection of Fair Trade and Presidential politics.
5:30pm: Fair Trade Happy Hour
Taste Fair Trade coffees, teas, chocolate and bananas
6:00pm: Watch the third Presidential debate
7:30pm: Post-Debate discussion
Focus: the significance of trade issues in this November’s election
5:30-8:30pm
Nomad Cafe
510.595.5344
Nomad Cafe
6500 Shattuck Ave. Oakland

Temple San Francisco Presidential Debate Watch Party with Obama for America

Please join Obama for America, CA, Generation Obama San Francisco (GO/SF), and Special Guests at TEMPLE SF/ PRANA to watch the Final presidential debate. Meet your local community organizers and sign up to get involved in the campaign. Meet campaign staff and local elected officials and learn more about California’s role in this election. Watch the debate and talk about the issues with people in your community. Get Obama t-shirts, stickers, and buttons; show your support!

5-9pm
Temple SF/Prana
540 Howard St, San Francisco

Obama/McCain Presidential Debate at The Purple Onion

Come down to the Purple Onion to watch the third and final presidential debate at the Purple Onion! Whether you’re Red, Blue, Green or Purple, come down to the Purple Onion for the Obama/McCain debate live on the big screen. The debate starts at 6pm, but come early for a good seat and have dinner. Stay afterwards for a political open mic!
5:30pm
The Purple Onion
140 Columbus Ave, San Francisco

Presidential Debate at Bollyhood

Come watch the FINAL debate at Bollyhood’s in the Mission! You’ll have an opportunity to contribute to Obama’s campaign at the door, or just come by and enjoy the show … comfy seats, big screen, fun crowd and all.
5:30-8:30pm
Bollyhood Cafe
3372 19th St, San Francisco
415 970 0362

Presidential Debate Watch Party/Hump Day Happy Hour

We’ll be having a casual debate party/happy hour at Poleng Lounge. Tables will be set up for seating. Debate will be shown on a large screen. Dinner and drinks will be available.
5:30-9:30pm
Poleng Lounge
1751 Fulton St, San Francisco

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