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…on the internet.

Want to prove your point by finding an “expert” who agrees with you? Just search the internet.

Want to find a set of data with pretty graphs and charts that prove your point? Just search the internet.

I think you get my point. I have Facebook friends (the vast majority who are real friends and acquaintances) from across the political and ideological spectrum. I assume that with good intent, they post things to prove that their world view is correct and that you should agree with their world view. I think my world view is correct too, but I found one chart on the internet that I believe is truly correct regardless of your world view:

Outcome of political argumants

I’ve posted this a couple of times on Facebook and am thinking about doing it again.

Embracing Change

Posted: January 20, 2009 in Politics

Hope, inspiration, freedom, and change are some themes from today’s inauguration of our 44th President, Barack Hussein Obama. I watched a Presidential Inauguration live on TV for the first time in my life. It was inspirational and it did give me hope.

I voted for Barack Obama but what is most heartening for me is to hear positive comments from people I know who did not vote for him. I think we have a real leader as President — someone who will lead us into a changing world with a positive perspective.

I am posting this image as part of my personal commitment to embracing this new administration.