Voting day

You could feel it in the air.  Patriotism ran deep in this Midwestern farming community.  And today was the day everyone had been waiting for, voting day.  The country would have a new president.  The only place large enough to accommodate all of the voters was the Lutheran church.  So all the people gathered, dressed in their Sunday best, ready to cast their votes.  Voting day was more important than any holiday, more important than anything because of the implications. Everyone voted because it was our obligation to do so and to make sure we elected a competent person who would do the right thing for the country and the American people.  There were no protesters calling you names for making your choice; there were no thugs with billy clubs trying to intimidate you into voting their way.  Back then, people had respect for the office, respect for the country, and respect for each other.  People discussed the real issues...(Read Full Post)