Tuesday, November 11, 2008
Patriotic, misty-eyed and corny about our Election Day By Kevin Dayhoff
Patriotic, misty-eyed and corny about our Election Day
By Kevin Dayhoff Posted on www.explorecarroll.com 11/09/08 EAGLE ARCHIVE
Last Tuesday, after two years, 45 debates and $2.4 billion spent, American voters finally had their day. Is it just me, or does $2.5 billion seem an obscene amount of money for a country to spend on politics?
Nonetheless, I recently read an article in the London Sunday Times which stated: "This may seem a lot, but Americans annually spend $8 billion on hair care products, $64 billion on soft drinks ... so $2.4 billion isn't too much to pick the leader of the free world."
, it was good to see that we maintained our proper priorities with the idea of having an Election Day food drive to support Carroll County Food Sunday. Carroll County
By late afternoon, when I checked with Marty Radinsky and Frank Baylor, Carroll Countians had generously donated five huge 150 cubic foot containers of food for the needy.
Radinsky said he hopes "to build (the food collection effort) into a
habit for elections in the future." Carroll County
I've always been unrepentantly, patriotically, misty-eyed and corny about Election Day. It's a wonderful day to celebrate being an American… http://explorecarroll.com/opinion/1509/patriotic-misty-eyed-corny-about-our-election-day/
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