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Tag: Bono

America is an idea

When I drove my two sons from Canada to North Carolina in 2019 for the World Irish Dance Championships, we took a detour on the way home and stopped in Washington D.C.  We toured the Capitol and all the monuments and were so impressed with the history.  As Bono once said, “America is an idea.  Ireland is a great country, but it’s not an idea.  Great Britain is a great country, but it’s not an idea.  That’s how we see you around the world, as one of the greatest ideas in human history.” Continue reading

Watched the American election unfold

People from around the world held their breath this week as we watched the American election unfold.  In the end, 75 million votes were cast for Joe Biden and 71 million for current president Donald Trump.  Biden won the electoral college and was named the president-elect.  Along with his running mate, Kamala Harris, as vice president-elect.  Biden received more votes than any presidential candidate in the history of the country. Continue reading

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