How long will President Obama get a free pass? Motto from the USS Gettysburg - Deeds not Words, kind of rings true for our new guy. I wish the new president all the best and luck, because if he screws it up we're the ones who are hosed.
Dixie Girl wrote: TimK wrote: we stop calling President Obama our first African-American president, and start referring to him as our 44th president.
technically he's not our first black president. he's our first HALF - black president.
Dixie Girl reminds us how far we have come.
I am a son of the 'one-drop' south and at a loss to explain this part of our history when my 10-year-old daughter is simply amazoflabberstounded that the USA has never had a black president.