WUI (Writing under the influence)

Somebody once said we are all Americans, sometimes born in the wrong places.
On a warm autumn day in 1986, while enjoying beer with my college buddies,
I decided to join my new homeland.

I've come to appreciate the ideals that helped create this great country.
Liberalism, political-correctness, multiculturalism and moral equivalence
are destroying it.

This old house Grovenet Wal*Mart Visiting Poland American wine better than French.

Wednesday, September 03, 2008


From tears to tears

When I first heard that McCain selected Sara Palin I had to hide my face from my wife because I had tears in my eyes. I thought I would get stronger by tonight and listen to her speech with more cool. Even I couldn't expect how well she would do.

I came to this country at the very end of Reagan's presidency so, although I do appreciate his achievements and I know I'm here because of his policy to destroy the communism by removing as many bright (hey, even Polish can be border-line intelligent) people as possible from the Eastern Europe, I can't really relate to the excitement many people felt when he was nominated.

I'm hearing that the excitement that Palin is generating is equal or even more powerful than what happened when Regan was nominated. I can believe it. I'm simply stoked by what's happening.

If my wife, who is a centrist, is now praying for Palin to win (she as I couldn't care less about McCain) I know something special is happening.

If one of my sons is laughing when he hears the following line of Palin's speech, I know something special is happening:

"There is only one man in this election who has ever really fought for you ... in places where winning means survival and defeat means death ... and that man is John McCain."
I was so proud. He's only 10 and he already understands what fighting for his country means. I had tears in my eyes when he reacted to this line. I knew I had done something right while raising him.

One more thought.

From time to time, some loser comments on something I write on this blog. Unfortunately, it's more likely than not that the comments are personal and have nothing to do with the substance of what I have to say. Normally, I ignore those comments. But with what's happening to Sara Palin I think it is appropriate to quote another famous women-leader who knows something about being an independent conservative woman:

"When they attack one personally it means they haven't a single political argument left." Margaret Thatcher.

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