I think everyone averaged about 3.5 hours of sleep. Breakfast started on time on the day most were not alert enough to appreciate it. I did manage to get there on time, but was in the minority.
Hotel jokes were the opening act. I am seriously considering contacting Gordon Ramsey and Hotel Hell.
Speakers with notable quotes:
Alfre Woodard – “I’m ready for California to lead in education again.”
General Wesley Clark (awesome!!!!):
“Vote for Barack Obama and put fear aside.” California Earns Stripes!
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom: “Ask yourself: what world are we living in?” Gavin gave lots of facts and figures. Also discussed digital natives vs digital immigrants.
Cecile Richards, Planned Parenthood:
“Thank you California for always leading the way!”
Senator Diane Feinstein: Couldn’t choose just one good one. Bottom line: we are in good hands with her!
LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa:”Yes, we are better off than we were 4 years ago!”