About Obama's Speech Last Night..

I wanted to say , and I hope I am writing this to be more a topic of discussion, rather than confession - that Obama's speech really affected me on a personal level.

I have alot of personal issues, I'm a pretty bright person - I have a tendency to be sort of, well - I get caught up in occupational slumming. As a researcher, I tend to get tangled in problems I really shouldn't be working on. I do alot of "mcjobs" and sure, I get them done. But I have some important things I need to get done that usually get put off.

And I just looked at this guy from the midwest, standing up there accepting the nomination for president and I said to myself. Wow. You know. This guy is really talking about us, not himself. He wants us to do something.

It sort of hit me like, you know - ask not what your country can do for you - but what you can do for your country.

And I just said to myself. Ok. Hell. Lets get this whole thing done. And so here I am at work, occupational slumming on this blog.  And I'm going to get back to work here. :-}

And so I will leave it at that and get back to work. But I wanted to just ask, did that speech hit you where you live?

Tags: Acceptance Speech, Convention, nomination, obama, Presidential (all tags)



Re: About Obama's Speech Last Night..

I would have to say most definitely.  

by selfevident 2008-08-29 11:24AM | 0 recs
Re: About Obama's Speech Last Night..

Just thought I would share the fact  that the speech last night was watched by 38 MILLION Americans. More then watched American Idol final or the Olympic opening ceremony, according to MSNBC.

by venician 2008-08-29 11:53AM | 0 recs


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