March 18th, 2008

Obama 2008

Barack Obama Speech on Race in America

I was blown away by this; he said so much that needed to be said, but never is. He addressed all concerns about his former pastor, but more importantly addressed the nation in regards to race, touching upon not only the understandable reason for black resentment, but also white resentment. he didn't belittle or talk down to anyone. He wrote the 37-minute speech on his own and it very well may go down in the history books as one of the great speeches in American history.

I am so proud to be a supporter of this man and I so very much want him to be the next President of the United States.

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Dancing with the Stars (night two)

Before I go into thoughts on the ladies tonight, I did want to address the Julianne comments made in response to last night's post. If I offend anyone, I'm truly sorry and I don't mean to. I just adore Julianne and really can't fathom the dislike. I know it's to each their own, but it's so frustrating when people whose opinions I respect differ so completely from mine. Therefore, this bit that follows ... Collapse )

With that said ... onto the ladies tonight with a preface. I will say that I like Marlee Matlin bunches and Shannon Elizabeth going into this. Also, I may be the only person on the planet, but I'm pretty much actively rooting AGAINST Kristi Yamaguchi. Collapse )

Anyhoo, on with tonight's performances ... Collapse )