Today, at noon Barack Hussein Obama will become
our President. Bring HOPE to all of us who voted for
him. And even for those who did not. He will be the
first part black President.
But we forget as we get excited about the possibilities.
We forget, he is just a man. He is not the second coming.
He is not a star. He is just a fine man. Who hopes he can
help our country become what it use to be.
He has gathered people who he hopes are intelligent enough,
strong enough, and honest enough to help him do just that.
And for those who think he will solve all of our problems in
short order, they are forgetting the fact, he is just a man. Not a
So today, we all gather around our televisions, computers,
and watch this great moment. One, that one hopes that goes
thru without a hitch. We all hope to feel the same elation that
those who stand at the Mall in Washington, D.C. on this day.
All full of hope, hope which is something that Obama himself
feels, as he steps forward to the call. To take a chance on all
of us, to do the right thing, to help even in the smallest of ways.
We will listen to his words, just as those of us who listen to
John F. Kennedy in 1961. The same hope, the same feeling
of what a great country we live in, and the possibilities.
This will be a day for everyone. Black, white and all those
in-between. This is a great day for the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.