Tuesday, October 23, 2012
There are many pivotal dates in the history of our nation but I have selected four that I believe are appropriate at this time. (1) December 7, 1941: The Empire of Japan attacked Pearl Harbor: Total loss of 2,402 American lives with 1,177 killed on one primary target alone, the Battleship USS Arizona. (2) September 11, 2001: The Empire of Terrorism attacked the World Trade Center complex and the Pentagon: Total loss of 2,977 American lives. (3) July 6, 2010: The Empire of the Department of Justice of the United States attacked the Battleship State of Arizona: Total potential casualties 300,000,000 Americans. (4) November 6, 2012: ELECTION DAY across the United States of America.
In the 1940’s there was a patriotic war song titled “Remember Pearl Harbor”. The first two lines of the chorus were, “Let’s Remember Pearl Harbor as we go to meet the foe – Let’s Remember Pearl Harbor as we did the Alamo”. While waiting to VOTE maintain your focus on the fate of our nation and the threats we face by keeping those two lines of the chorus in mind. There is no need to vocalize nor even hum them, just keep them in mind when you VOTE.
We so often read of the dead voting in our elections. It is my thought that God should bless those dead who make the supreme effort to vote in every election. It is the responsibility of those still among the living to pray for those who choose to stay home, not vote, and who place our nation in jeopardy through their own indifference.
On Tuesday, November 6, 2012 go to the polls and VOTE.
James D. McGraw
104 Lucretia Lane
Summerville, SC 29483