Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Vloggin' Wednesday - Let's talk politics

I typically try to stick to video only for Vloggin' Wednesday.  However because my videos are not scripted & I just run my mouth I sometimes have hindsight that I wish I had included in the video.  Often what that comes down to is that I'm a people pleaser (big time) and I tend to think "oh, I should've said it this way or that way...just to be sure I don't offend anyone."  While I work hard to stick to my beliefs & get over my people pleasing tendencies (because I know I can't please everyone & not everyone needs to be pleased by me) I don't use that as an excuse to be insistent, rude or having a "my way is right" point of view.

As seen below (I talk about that in my video) I had a completely unexpected moment to meet President Obama 2 years ago.  I highly cherish this moment.  Not because I'm an Obama supporter.  Quite the opposite.  I'm sure if I had the chance to speak in depth with President Obama we'd see that we have very different points of views of just about every subject out there.  That doesn't mean that I can't respect him as a human being or more importantly as the President of the United States. 

If you have a different point of view, well, that is your point of view.  However, please.....PLEASE don't go on a rampage either on here or my facebook about it.  I'm not looking for a challenge or debate on the topic.  Good conversation, tasteful comments, I'm all for those & even highly encourage them.

For my local peeps:  If you are going to see President Obama today, that's great.  Enjoy your time.  If you are not, that's great.  Enjoy your time.  I'm perfectly ok with staying away from it all.  I might meander down a half block to the suspected motorcade route since it's so close to my house.  I'm not expecting to see much, but we'll see.  Anyway, enjoy the video:

1 comment:

  1. Bummer - the sound on my laptop has been acting up lately (maybe from the ocean water?!) and I can't hear your video.
    I'm with you though - even though President Obama and I might not have the same beliefs - I completely respect him as a person/the President of our country. So cool that you got to shake his hand!