Tuesday, January 13, 2009

From George Washington to Barack Obama

With the presidential inauguration one week away, it is a good time to celebrate the genius of our constitution.  I find immeasurable comfort in knowing that I can wait out a presidential term to have another opportunity to vote in a new president -- without bloodshed. Good, bad, or indifferent, here are 44 of the many reasons why we live in a great country:




Plus it is always a good time to listen to Maurice Ravel's Boléro.

4 comments:

Here, There, Elsewhere... and more said...

Great post - love, love Ravel's Bolero..!

dutchbaby said...

Dear Here,
I'd say it's a ten :-)

Edi Style said...

Me too. For some reason Paine's words " That government is best which govern least" :-) I have missed you lovely spot so very much!

dutchbaby said...

Dear Edi,
Welcome back! That Thomas Paine was a pretty wise fellow. I hope you had a chance to see the inauguration today.

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