Barack Obama will become our Nation’s 44th President in less than 30 minutes. I am a double minority, being both Native Hawaiian and American Indian, and I have to tell you that I don’t see the importance of having our first African-America President. The position of President is not about skin-color, it never has been. The Presidency is about the person who holds the position and how they choose to conduct themselves while in office. I understand the historical significance of the moment, but I’m more concerned with “What kind of President will you be?”
I’ll tell you… I’m optimistic….
Do you know how the Interstate Highway System came to be? In case you don’t, let me tell you a little about its history.
The Interstate Highway System was conceived and created by Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1956 with the passage of the Federal Highway Act. Eisenhower had been quite fond of the German Autobahn after seeing it usefulness during WWII. He basically modeled our current Interstate system after the Autobahn. The only problem is, he didn’t adopt any of their driving rules to go with it!
Are you aware that while driving on the Autobahn, if…