It was announced today that the majority of African Americans believe that Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream has been realized. That is stunning. The election of Barack Obama has healed wounds and offered hope and peace on a scale I have never witnessed in my lifetime.
It was announced today that Israel would pull out of Gaza. Many think it is because Israel does not know how President Barack Obama would react to their foray. If Barack Obama can create peace just by being, my goodness, I do not know what to think. I have criticized Obama for not speaking out about the Israeli Hamas conflict earlier but perhaps he did the best thing.
I can just see the war mongers and the bigots chewing on nails right now. "Damn, now we have to give peace a chance. Holy shit, people are running around lovin' one another. What the hell is going on? How can we survive this way? This really hurts. I don't know if I will ever get over it. What next? Everybody has to wear tie dye and carry a tambourine?" Hah, all I have to say is "Peace!"