Ben Langhinrichs

Photograph of Ben Langhinrichs

E-mail address - Ben Langhinrichs







Recent posts

Tue 18 Feb 2020

Branching out: Would it run on a toaster?



Tue 18 Feb 2020

Branching out: Models, msgs, and microservices



Thu 13 Feb 2020

We added that to Midas... in 1999


February, 2020
SMTWTFS
      01
02 03 04 05 06 07 08
09 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29

Search the weblog





























Genii Weblog

If you are an American citizen

Thu 11 Sep 2008, 03:10 PM



by Ben Langhinrichs
If you are an American citizen, you owe it to yourself to listen to this.  No, it isn't aimed at Democrats or Republicans or the Bull Moose Party for that matter, but it is a truly passionate speech by Craig Ferguson, who just became an American citizen himself.  It starts a bit slow, but please watch it all, and let me know your reaction.  I was very impressed, and I seldom watch the guy.  Somehow, this seems especially appropriate on September 11th.




The second half (if you only have time, just watch the first one, but the second one is interesting if you are just sitting around cruising the web and wasting your employer's hard-earned money anyway):




I, for one, am glad he became an American citizen.  We could use a bit more of that attitude.

Copyright 2008 Genii Software Ltd.

What has been said:


701.1. Ray Bilyk
(09/11/2008 04:47 PM)

Great! Now we've got to go and change the Constitution so we can allow people not born in this country to be President so that I can vote for Craig Ferguson for President! Just like converts to most religions, he gets what's going on and what it means to have these rights. He has a passion we most of us lack...

Thanks for reminding us, Ben! See you on Election Day! (Okay, probably not... unless you vote in Michigan...)


701.2. Andy Donaldson
(09/11/2008 04:59 PM)

Two words

Bra Vo