to the hope that we confess."
- Barack Obama, quoting Scripture,
at the end of his Democratic Presidential Nominee
acceptance speech on August 28, 2008
We did indeed. We held firmly, and went from Yes We Can to Yes We Did!
I am simultaneously laughing and crying at the same time that enough people in these United Stated united together to make change possible.
Barack will be everybody's President, but Black America is particularly proud. We will never be same. Our ancestors and dead civil rights activists are surely weeping with joy in heaven above, and our youth have a fantastic role model.
OMG, I am so, so, so incredibly proud. I will never, ever forget this joyous moment. I have witnessed history, a history I never dreamed I would see in my lifetime.
And God bless all the whites, Latinos, Asians, Pacific Islanders, Native Americans, and any others who supported and had faith in a Barack Presidency. This includes the anti-war and anti-racist and anti-Bush policy crowd, all inspired that this decent human being is the best man for the job. He could not have been elected without your embracing change and accepting him for what he can offer this nation.
And with us, most of the rest of the world will be celebrating that America finally came to its senses.
We can depend on this: recall those tens of thousands of Germans in their own country who came to see him speak this past summer, and they can't even vote for him. Wow. *laughs happily* Just saw they've began the party in Africa!
Everybody can claim Barack if they want to. His history is unique and his love for humanity speaks loud and clear.
We're popping the corks here. Barack, you had a vision and a plan, and we love you for that. Congrats baby, to you and our First family!
Cheers, and open thread if ya want!