All posts tagged: Democrats

Originally posted on July 3, 2008

I’ve decided to re-post some entries from another site, so as to have all posts in one spot… If the three of you who have ever read my various blogs are seeing this again, feel free to ignore… Thursday – 7/3/08 “I’m asking you to believe. Not just in my ability to bring about real change in Washington… I’m asking you to believe in yours.” Masthead of the index page to BarackObama.com I want to believe… I really do… I was SO excited, to be living in a time when other people were just so gosh darn excited about the political process. Excited to have a voice, and to be those agents of change Senator Obama so often talks about… I saw, in the Senator’s campaign, an almost nostalgic longing for a time when people actually believed, in their rights as American citizens, in their ability to make their voices heard and to make the course of this nation a matter of public discourse… I foresaw a time, not yet here but coming, when we …