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adf-MI Wrote: Nov 01, 2012 10:01 AM
Wow, Charles. I never would have guessed you had voted for Obama, although I do understand. In a way, our lives are not so different, despite my being a white female from MI. I loved my Grandparents in PA, but I hated having to use their outhouse, and later their basement toilet with millions of crawling things. My Grandma was cared for by all the family sending money monthly in her later years. I am forever thankful that my Grandparents left their native Italy, because I would have been cleaning the steps of the Coliseum, instead of getting an advanced degree. I was very sad in 2008, that the first president of color was such a man as Barack Hussain Obama, instead of a Thomas Sowell, or a Walter Williams, or a man like you.

A few years ago I appeared on the Glenn Beck show and discussed my "briefcase" story about how my best Christmas present ever was destroyed at my junior high school in Harlem.  Glenn asked if we could take a tour and so the next week we headed uptown for a special show.  Toward the end Glenn asked who I voted for.  I said Barack Obama and explained not for political reasons but to repay a debt and I mentioned Rosa Parks.  A lot of people I've never met were seriously upset and disappointed.

If there was more time I would have...

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