At approximately 11:00pm Eastern time an emotional, historical and motivational message was given. Barack Obama has taken California’s and Virginia’s electoral votes and has become the 44th President of the United States!!!!
From struggle and strife to stars and stripes and the highest position in the nation; The President of the United States of America. The nation’s FIRST African American President of the United States of America. Martin Luther King and Thurgood Marshall must be very proud of what they see from heaven. A wonderful day for the Obama family, the country and the entire world. And I played a part by making my voice heard with my vote. Congratulations to all voters that did the same no matter what candidate you chose.
My hats off to John McCain for his gracious concession speech. He was a true gentleman and urged his supporters to support Barack Obama. He was very moving and I have a lot of respect for him regardless of his ties to George Bush. However, it is time for change and we will get it now.
Thanks to God who made it all possible.
I am Joseph R. Mays and I approved this message.
PS. Please celebrate this day in history and do it responsibly. Respect the other side’s vote/choice. Everyone is entitled to their opinion based upon their own set of values. Tell/explain to your children what has happened. Tell them they can do anything if they put their mind to it. I leave you with the first and last first of my poem called “Dreaming”.
Follow your dreams,
no matter how far-fetched or crazy it seems.
And in the end, when it’s all through,
You wake up (Barack Obama) and find your dream (President of the United States) came true.