Obama logo O plus rainbow or flag stripes

Ingvild Roald iroald at HOTMAIL.COM
Tue Nov 11 14:00:24 UTC 2008

Hmm .. I see this logo as an O with some stripes from the Stars-and-Stripes ...Ingvild 
The newsletter idea is a great one if there could be funding
Ingvild> From: signwriting at mac.com> To: sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu> Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2008 16:22:26 -0800> Subject: [sw-l] a few things...and Obama logo O plus rainbow> > SignWriting List> November 10, 2008> > > On Nov 10, 2008, at 3:53 PM, Adam Frost wrote:> >> I completely understand, and it makes sense to me as well. Most > >> Deaf in the US can't get involved with politics even if they wanted > >> to because there is no news station that is given in any form of > >> SL. In fact, most of the captioning on news stations are horrible. > >> Newspapers have been the way for Deaf people to get information for > >> a long time, but those are dying out. Now the main place to get > >> news in on the internet, but there are a lot of people who do not > >> know how to use the internet, then the is the question of where to > >> go to a trusted source, and lastly is the frustration that all of > >> the news sites all too often use videos from the TV stations......> > > > We could have an ongoing "newsletter through email" to those who > subscribe, written in ASL and English. We could have different topics, > related to the daily news and other important topics that Deaf people > might be isolated from...> > There will be very few readers in the beginning, but in time the > readership might build, and maybe it would provide more information to > the Deaf Community. It could arrive on your blackberry or > handhelds...We could also post these articles in the new SignWriting > WikiMedia Plugin on the web, which can lead to a real Wikipedia later...> > Would anyone be interested in helping with this? The problem is that I > am quite overbooked and at the moment we have no funding for this...so > it really needs funding...but imagine if we could get funding to write > this ASL newsletter on the topics of the day...> > That would be a great project for all of us - and inform the Deaf > Community...it is a shame they are cut off so badly from daily news...> > By the way, the logo for the Obama campaign is an O with a > rainbow...it is a lovely logo...and that is why some of those name > signs were an O hand and then the number 4 in a curve for the > rainbow...it was "O with a rainbow" to match his logo...> > So that logo might influence the sign for him in time...> > Here it is:> 
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