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Old 11-06-2008, 10:56 AM   #1
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Lemme try this....

Hoping all americans (heck, the world maybe) can realize what this country has done on November 4. Regardless of your party affiliation or preferred candidate, this country took a heck of a step into the future.

I think from the early returns around the world, we've inspired many people and proved why this country is so great. John McCain kinda said it all in his concession speech. It was a great one I think BTW. I've even read staunch republicans being very proud and almost in tears about how proud they are of the USA.

Now, I'm not one to get up on soapboxes, but all I can say is "great job America". Just this once.

Now, we all get to work. All of our leaders deserve our support.

Hopefully I haven't offended anyone. Let's keep the comments civil. I promise to respect your opinion if you do the same for mine.

Thanks for listening.
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Old 11-06-2008, 12:33 PM   #2
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I was impressed as well with OBAMA I just hope he can do what he says he can do. He is a great public speaker lets hope he is more than just that.
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Old 11-06-2008, 01:11 PM   #3
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Lemme be clear. This wasn't a pro-Obama post. I'm impressed with this country!
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I think we have taken a step in the right direction!
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I have to agree with Ray, I too am proud of this country and I have great hope that our new president will be able to turn our country around and make it a better place.
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Lemme be clear. This wasn't a pro-Obama post. I'm impressed with this country!
Please explain
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Old 11-08-2008, 10:50 AM   #7
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I'll try to be as clear as i can....My pride is in the country that elected a black man. With a "different" sounding name even. Muslim sounding actually (but he's not of course). Yet, this country saw past all that IMO and saw the qualities in a person that they thought would make a difference.

I be concerned that anyone cannot understand the historical significance of the event, and it's place in American history. Maybe you weren't around or don't know much about the 60s. A qwik study of those times might help.
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I'll try to be as clear as i can....My pride is in the country that elected a black man. With a "different" sounding name even. Muslim sounding actually (but he's not of course). Yet, this country saw past all that IMO and saw the qualities in a person that they thought would make a difference.

I be concerned that anyone cannot understand the historical significance of the event, and it's place in American history. Maybe you weren't around or don't know much about the 60s. A qwik study of those times might help.
I understand the history and agree totally. Just didn't quite get what you meant with the original post is all. I guess I didn't realize the signifigance of him being black because I didn't think it was a big deal in today's day in age.
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Exactamundo!

The fact that its not big deal. Being black and at 50 years old, I can remember when it was.
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Just for the record ... Obama is not black. He is milano(spelling?). So to that fact.....We still have not elected a Black President. But we are half way there.

Please do not take exception to this point.....just stating a fact
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