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An Historic Week

You could not help but see the significance of last week's events in American history. The first African-American man was nominated for the office of President at the Democratic National Convention. He gave his acceptance speech on the 45th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr's "I have a Dream" Speech, one of the finest in the English language. Obama's charisma and message of change surely gained new support and galvanized those who are ready to call him, Mr. President.

The next morning, John McCain, chose Sarah Palin as his VP running mate. Mrs. Palin will the first woman nominated to a presidential ticket in the history of the GOP. Not only is she the first person from Alaska to be on such a ticket, she is a wife with five children: one, a 5-month old special needs child; another, a 17-year-old unmarried, pregnant daughter. She has her hands full at home. She now has her plate full with a vice presidential race. Her political credentials may be lacking, but her…