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By Tony Hill on February 24, 2009

My wife noticed a phenomenon over the Christmas holiday season involving our two year old son. While they were walking at the mall, he would spontaneously shout “Barack Obama!” Pleased, but embarrassed by the unsolicited outbursts, she called me from her cell phone to report the incident. I reasoned that it must have been due to viewing so many pictures and television appearances of the newly elected president. She agreed, but wondered what triggered the behavior. Well, it has been a couple of months and we have finally figured it out. I actually witnessed an occasion first hand in our home. One day our son pointed to an open closet and yelled “Barack Obama!” The only item that could even loosely be associated to President Obama was an American flag that was stored up on a closet shelf. To confirm my hypothesis, I showed my son other American flags and sure enough he yelled with excitement, “Barack Obama!”

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By Tony Hill on January 1, 2009

Politically, 2008 was a watershed year for me. I moved from conservative Republican to Obamican to full fledged Democrat, all in the space of four months. Actually, it took much longer. Allow me to explain. I had been a staunch conservative for approximately thirty years! Or at least I thought I was. Oh yeah, I should mention that I am an African-American male who used to love listening to Rush Limbaugh, even though much of what he said insulted my racial sensitivities? Yes, I was one of the few black “ditto heads.” Talk about an identity crisis!

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