*I RARELY forward emails...and I rarely even open emails that are forwarded to me. If you receive a forwarded email from me...assume it is VERY good. I RARELY reprint someone else's column...so if I do (hint: I am about to), assume that it is worth reading.
"Published in the Daily Record on Oct. 6
By Mathew Manweller, PhD
In that this will be my last column before the presidential election, there will be no sarcasm, no attempts at witty repartee. The topic is too serious, and the stakes are too high.
This November we will vote in the only election during our lifetime that will truly matter. Because
Down the other lies a nation that is aware of it's past and accepts the daunting obligation its future demands. If we choose poorly, the consequences will echo through the next 50 years of history. If we, in a spasm of frustration, turn out the current occupant of the White House, the message to the world and ourselves will be two-fold. First, we will reject the notion that
The defeat of President Bush will send a chilling message to future presidents who may need to make difficult, yet unpopular decisions.
Second, we inform every terrorist organization on the globe that the lesson of
It is said that
This November, my generation, which has been absent too long, must grasp the obligation that comes with being an American, or fade into the oblivion they may deserve. I believe that 100 years from now historians will look back at the election of 2004 and see it as the decisive election of our century. Depending on the outcome, they will describe it as the moment
Mathew Manweller is a
*and this was written before Michael Moore enabled Usama Bin Laden's reappearance...