Monday, November 24, 2008
I'm forgot about this vid I made as I left work on Election night. People just started walking down market Street with Obama signs and American flags, cheering. I would have had more to show, but my car broke down, so I had to worry about getting home instead of joining in the fun.
My life, boy...
Wednesday, November 5, 2008
This song used to bring me to tears because it was in the movie Malcolm X, but now it has a new meaning for me: The Obama presidential campaign. I know the song seems to speak of a sad change in life, but I know that Obama represents a change for the better
Words cannot express how I feel. I had always hoped for this day, but I never thought it would happen in my lifetime. America really came out and supported who they thought was the best person for the job.
AS I listened to the vote count I was happy to hear he won Pennsylvania, but I couldn't believe that he won Ohio, or that the Republican vote in Ohio went from 40% in 2004 to 30% this year.
As the night went on, I didn't yell, holler or jump around. I quietly sat and reflected on what this means, how we got here, and all the sacrifices made for hundreds of years for that day to come about
This is only the beginning; there is much work to do.
McCain's speech was one of the best I ever heard him give, and reminded me why I used to like him. Very gracious and honest.