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jeanne-powell's picture
I still encounter people who were puzzled by Rev. Jackson's  tears after the 2008 presidential election in the United States.  He was standing in the audience when president-elect Obama spoke to a large enthusiastic crowd.  For those who may not know why there were tears running down the face of...
jeanne-powell's picture
(c) Jeanne Powell 2009"Rev. Jackson's Tears"(All Rights Reserved )   So much to celebrate last November 5th, the day after America's 2008 national election. The Chicago audience was giddy with excitement as the incoming president spoke. No reason to notice an older man standing quietly in the...
susan-brown's picture
Jesse Jackson is not my favorite person, but the sight of him last night in Chicago with tears running down his face was one of the most touching things I've ever seen. KidThree and I were not able to go to a polling place while the babies were here, as TwinOne's cold was still yucky, but we headed...
darlene-arden's picture
I suspect that I'm the only one here who is a true Independent. I've written about this before. I take pride in the fact that I am quite capable of weighing issues and thinking for myself. Right now we're in the middle of a political campaign that may or may not reshape America. As a taxpayer, as a...