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Last night, ‘Yes we can’ became ‘Yes we did’ as Barack Obama was elected the 44th President of the United States. This is the triumph of the American dream, Sandwiched Boomers. It’s is what other countries have admired about our country, as a place where all things are possible. And now it’s safe to say to our children and grandchildren, that – with hard work – you really can be anything you want. John McCain made a gracious concession speech, urging the Republican party to get behind this transformational event … Continue reading

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Today is a presidential election of historic proportions, Sandwiched Boomers. It’s an opportunity to set our country on a new path – for our families and our future. The polls are open and voters are already making their voices heard. Despite the long lines, a record turnout of over 140 million voters is expected. It’s a singular moment. On the Democratic side, Illinois Senator Barack Obama, the first black nominee of either major party, has infused the American political experience with speeches that have motivated young supporters like never before. … Continue reading

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Ending his speech to the American people with thundering applause as he promised, “I fight for you!” John McCain accepted his party’s nomination to become President of the United States. Positioning himself as a fighter, a reformer and a patriot, he told his personal story of dedication to country and his political story of pragmatic reaching across party lines to accomplish national goals. And he challenged the American people to “fight for what’s right for our country‚Ķthe ideals and character of a free people.” Portraying himself as an agent for … Continue reading

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Supporters and critics alike agreed that Vice-Presidential candidate Sarah Palin’s speech last night at the Republican convention was a big WOW. She introduced herself to the American people, embodying the contribution women make to their families and communities. She was poised and comfortable – a natural – as she stepped into the spotlight of history, a woman showing her toughness, yet with a smile. Reaching out to women in the electorate, Palin said of her place on the Republican ticket, it proved that, “Every woman can walk through every door … Continue reading

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