Happy Election Day 2008

Hey, guess what, today is the presidential election day.  If you are a registered voter, get up, get out and vote!  Be a part of the democratic process and be proud that you live in a country that allows you to vote.  In fact be proud of your country altogether.  Sure there have been some rough times recently but have faith that our nation will pull through. 

Again I urge you to vote if you are registered to do so.  Sure we all want the canidate we choose to win but obviously not everyone can be a winner.  Vote because you are proud to be a part of the democracy.  Vote because you have a belief and you have the right to choose who you think best represents you.  Just vote because you can.

Have a great day everyone!

~ by Nathaniel on November 4, 2008.

One Response to “Happy Election Day 2008”

  1. I’m Italian, but is not important…
    In my country the past 15 September to Milan, was killed to bolted Abdul Salam Guibre, a 19-year-old boy from Burkina Faso that had stolen a package of cookies.
    If I support Barack Obama from so distant, is because I believe in the world unity.
    Another Italian of name Cristoforo Colombo, a lot of centuries ago does crossed the Pillars of Hercules; challenged the unknown, arrived in an unblemished part of world and stranger until then…
    There in he was welcomed from persons with a culture and a story from that learn. What Colombo led to the return from its journey was evolution, change; “two tight hands and united that did from bridge on the Atlantic ocean”. The residents of those lands arrived in Europe, but alas…
    They weren’t welcomed with the same diplomacy reserved Colombo. Our part of world that it is considered civilized to the of above of everything and of everything, looked for “to mold them” to its image and similarity, or at the worst; marginalizing them by means of the different color of the skin and to give back the slaves. The same Colombo defended and supported those persons, and ended in chains.
    Then I wonder…
    And if Cristoforo Colombo hadn’t undertaken that travel on 3rd August 1492?
    But the story it is not done with the “if” and the past changes not. To the opposite one the future we could know it alone making; all together with much tight hands and united.
    To who hung to a world without races, to a multicultural society, to an evolution concepted in right manner; it chooses Barack Obama…
    Young and charismatic embodiment of that American dream had from Martin Luther King on 28th August 1963 in Lincoln Memorial to Washington D. C., under a sky without clouds.

    John J. Mahyo

    To be continued on…
    johnjmahyo.wordpress.com

    Read and hand!

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