Posts Tagged ‘Win’

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Some See God’s Will in Obama Win

November 30, 2008

barack-obama102.jpgThe day after Barack Obama was elected president, Larry Younginer knelt in front of the congregants at his suburban Atlanta church and offered a prayer of thanks. “Lord, we have again come to you in prayer, and you have heard our cries from heaven, and you have sent us again from the state called Illinois, a man called Barack to heal our land,” said Younginer, a 62-year-old retired information systems worker at Coca Cola in Atlanta. 

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California Win Emboldens Coalition of Religious Groups

November 11, 2008

gay-marriage-7.jpgEnergized by a comeback win, conservative activists want to apply the
same formula they used to outlaw same-sex marriage in California to
prevent other states from recognizing gay unions and President-elect
Barack Obama from expanding the rights of gays and lesbians.

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French say ‘Yes, We Can!’ Too: Obama’s Win Inspires Country to Elect More Minorities to Public Office

November 10, 2008

carla-bruni-sarkozy.jpgInspired by Barack Obama, the French first lady and other leading figures say it’s high time for France to stamp out racism and shake up a white political and social elite that smacks of colonial times.

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Farrakhan: Obama’s Win Brings ‘America New Beginning; Warns of Racial Tensions’

November 10, 2008

louis-farrakhan4.JPGAfter months of silence about his support for Barack Obama, Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan said in an address Sunday that the new president-elect has a God-given capacity to handle any burdens he’ll face as the nation’s leader. 

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The World Reacts to Obama’s Big Win (Video)

November 6, 2008
obama-school-children.jpgStudents at Barack Obama’s old primary school in Indonesia react as their teacher announced Obama’s win.

Reporting from London — If history records a sudden surge in carbon emissions on Wednesday, it may be due to the collective exhalation of relief and joy by the hundreds of millions — perhaps billions — of people around the globe who watched, waited and prayed for Barack Obama to be elected president of the United States.

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