A New Era of Hope——

I sat, as did millions of other Canadians, and watched as our neighbour’s
underwent a peaceful transition of power this past week.  At first, I felt a
pride and patriotism as I watched Barack Obama take his oath of office.

However, all that pride quickly vanished as I later watched George W. Bush
board Air Force One for one last time.
I saw 21 Marines, in full dress uniform with rifles, fire a 21-gun salute to
the outgoing president.

It was then that I realized how far America’s military had deteriorated
under Bush.

Every last one of them missed.

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Semi retired, semi literate, a bit reclusive, but enjoy the company of the MIT cyclists-----> a great cross section of personalities, professions, ages, interests. We all share this strange obsession with the elegant, efficient, wonderful little machine called the bicycle.

2 thoughts on “A New Era of Hope——

  1. Jim, I sure hope your not traveling south anytime soon, I’m sure the troops would disagree with your comment…

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