Today’s Mercury News says that there hasn’t been a single presidential election from 1980 onward in which California’s primary had a chance to determine the result. I guess it’s easy to forget that people in the 49 other states still outnumber us. But it looks like this Tuesday’s primary will be a big one. I’ve been thinking about what to do with my part in it.
February 03, 2008 — obama
January 08, 2009 — obama
In the early 1980’s, I won a small-town local essay contest with an essay titled “What America Means to Me”. I don’t remember much about that essay, but I remember that it began with this line:
Today in this age of rising political anxiety and confusion…
Tonight, thanks to Austin Ziegler, I see that there’s a new wave of essays being written to reflect on the Obama inauguration. I’m looking forward to that inauguration, and here’s why.