President Still Undecided

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How do Presidents serve two terms? Is it something that defines their Presidency, you can go back as far as President Roosevelt how was he the only President to serve three terms. He brought the country out of a depression, he defeated the Japanese and Germany.

What About Truman? What is he remembered for? Not for investigating fraud in defence contracts, he is remembered for dropping the bomb and the firing of our nations most beloved General.

The court of public opinion is strong and can make or break a Presidency. President Kennedy is remembered for the Cuban missile crisis and also the bay of pigs but no one ever mentions landmark civil rights legislation, only their love affair with a conspiracy of the way he was killed. President Johnson also civil rights legislation but only remembered for Vietnam. President Nixon ended the war in Vietnam and opened the door to china remembered for Watergate and being impeached.

So what does define a Presidency? Or should I say who? We as a nation are strong we all want the American dream, we raise families so our heritage lives on. We go to work to support our families, we vote, we pay taxes, but the most important thing we have is the voice of public opinion.

What is President Carter remembered for? He faced an economy in shambles and what is happening now with the economy but he is remembered for mile long gas lines and the take over of the American embassy.

The fact is Americans have a competitive spirit we don't like to loose. Are the stakes high in Afghanistan? An overwhelming yes. So what happens now? We fight, they fight we terrorize them hit them when they are sleeping, eating or praying. You keep them on the run and always on the defence. They have already felt the power, we scared them at Tora Bora.

It does not sound pretty but war is never pretty and history is cruel. What will President Obamas legacy be? I would like it to be the first Black President who defeated the Taliban and then everything he does from that point will be remembered.

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