25 July 2021 - ParisFrom Roy Thomsitt
Former US PresidentSteals the Show inParis - and Delivers5000th Baby on theFinish Line
Former American President Dr RonPaul yesterday won an historic andunforgettable Tour de France. Never before has such drama unfolded onthe Champs-Élysées in front of somany Parisian eyes.There had been much speculation asearly as 2019 as to what PresidentPaul would do once his second termcame to an end in January 2021. Fewwould have guessed that he would be preparing to enter the 2021 Tour deFrance, the world's greatest cyclerace.Few people around the world wouldargue with the opinion that PresidentPaul was the greatest president theAmerican republic, indeed the world,has ever seen. He transformed analmost bankrupt, crime ridden,corrupt and decaying country intothe most prosperous and crime freezone in the world. He ended wars,removed all traces of debt, andcreated a proud again nation that therest of the world was only too happyto follow.Worldwide unity became a giventhat nobody wanted to part from.Life under the Golden Rule becamea reality. Peace reigned. But howwould the 86 year old doctor andcyclist fare in the gruelling Tour deFrance?
The Tour de FranceTakes an UnexpectedTurn
The 2021 Tour de France will beremembered for much more than acycle race. That started to becomeevident in Stage 1, when an anxiousgendarme stepped from roadsideduties to flag down the leading pack of cyclists.That leading pack included Dr RonPaul. The reason the gendarme hadflagged them down? A young femalespectator, in deep labor, was close togiving birth. Could the good doctor provide assistance s'il vous plait?Without a thought of his race position, the former president pulledhis bike to the side of the road andlet his professional integrity andexpertise take over.Dr Paul need not have worried abouthis position in the race. Word spreadquickly that he was delivering a baby at the side of the road, and his"competitors" were as excited as thespectators close by.Fifteen minutes later a delightful baby girl was born, and handed to anadoring and grateful young mother.Dr Paul was allowed into a nearbyhouse to clean up, and ten minuteslater the race resumed. What thedoctor did not see was the rest of theleading pack clamoring to have their pictures taken with the newborn andher mother.
The Tour de FranceBaby Boom
Would the roadside baby delivery bea one-off event? On the contrary,that was just the beginning. In Stage2 Dr Paul had to stop no less than 3times to successfully deliver babies.Before Stage 3 had started, a retiredauditor from the now defunctFederal Reserve came up with astatistic that was to transform therest of the race. He announced thatDr Paul had, to date, delivered 4935 babies including those from Stages 1and 2. Just 65 to go to reach 5000.The story gripped the nation andwithin days, the world was hookedtoo. Could the former presidentdeliver his 5000th baby during theTour de France with 18 stages to go?
The Race Was On
The Tour de France is always bignews during the French summer. Now a new dimension was grippingthe nation. The press were goingwild. The world watched withincreasing intrigue. As the race progressed, journalists from aroundthe world, specializing in sports, politics, aging, pediatrics, obstetrics,gynecology and other popular topics,started to arrive in great numbersfrom every continent.
Parisian Future News
English Language Edition
Ex-President Paul Wins 2021 Tour de France