Cabs Are For Kissing: The American Way

Below is a post I wrote and published the day after the election of 2012. It is a reminiscence of an extraordinary experience I had while casting my vote for President and Vice-President of the United States in the election of 1984. I think it's particularly relevant today... As I entered the voting booth yesterday here in the United States, I was reminded of what was a very special Election Day occurrence I witnessed in 1984. Although it's a divergence from the usual taxi theme of this blog, I would like to share that story with you. In 1984, also a presidential election year, the contest was between the Republican incumbents, President Ronald Reagan and Vice-President George Bush (the elder), and the Democrats Senator Walter Mondale for president and Representative Geraldine Ferraro for vice-president, the first female to run for the second-highest office in the land in ...

Full article: http://cabsareforkissing.blogspot.com/2016/11/the-america...

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