I just have to say that this makes me cry. In a good way. I think I had gotten so used to our government officials ignoring us and our little petitions, that when they actually listen and respond like this, it's kind of a shock to my nervous system. Yeah, I signed the petition for an organic garden on the White House lawn, but I guess I really didn't expect it to happen. This step is small but so meaningful and intense!
I second what Beth said. I know that an organic garden where there was once White House lawn isn't solving Climate Change, ending the war in Iraq, feeding the hungry or funding our schools in any one shot. But it is so wonderful that someone came up with an idea, people petitioned, and someone out there listened. I well up every time I think of this gardren.And one more thing - never again will I dismiss the idea that one voice, one signature, one vote is not enough. We must take a stand, sign petitions, write letters. We are heard.
Great idea, good message, and yes, she does look rather good too!
And one of the best parts is a bunch of fifth graders from a public school were and will be out there helping!
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