Is It 2014 Yet?

Once again, my birthday falls on election day. I know I'm dating myself, but I voted in my first presidential election on November 4, 1980 - my 21st birthday.  Exactly one year earlier, Nov. 4, 1979, just 10 days after losing my mother, a group of hostages was taken in the American Embassy in Iran. I voted for Jimmy Carter, but Ronald Reagan was elected.  So much for a birthday present. The next time a presidential election fell on my birthday was in 2008.  On my 49th birthday,  Barack Obama was elected president. 2014 is a mid-term election, but I'd [...]