On 11-4-08, election day in America, after a landslide victory for the ages, a young impressive black man, Barack Obama, walks confidentally, almost casually, on a stage in Chicago as President Elect and frees an entire nation from bondage. All Americans were together again.
The United States Supreme Court refused to release Dredd Scott and his wife Harriet from slavery, Click Here, http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4h2933.html Chief Justice Roger Taney declaring in 1857 they were "beings of an inferior order, and altogether unfit to associate with the white race, either in social or political relations, and so far inferior that they had no rights which the white man was bound to respect, Click Here http://www.truthout.org/110808Z
And so at that very moment that Barack Obama walked on that stage a great nation finally achieves the dreams of its Founders and "a more perfect union" now becomes the order of the day.
Lance Ciepiela is a retired senior who had an interesting career in government service - a United States Marine Corps (USMC) Vietnam-Era veteran, who became interested in restoring the Constitution after I realized that W Bush had attacked Iraq (more...)
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