Date registered: Sep 2004
Vehicle: 83 Astral Silver 280 SL
Location: Planet Houston
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One of the laws he has to enforce is the Civil Rights Act, that gives him a right to spew. I found his speech to be dated, it would have been true a few years ago, but we have made huge strides in race relations. My kid's generation seems to not even consider race a factor. He needs to get with the times.
Recall that earlier generations faced down fascism and communism not just with missiles and tanks, but with sturdy alliances and enduring convictions. They understood that our power alone cannot protect us, nor does it entitle us to do as we please. Instead, they knew that our power grows through its prudent use; our security emanates from the justness of our cause, the force of our example, the tempering qualities of humility and restraint.
-President Barack Obama, 1st Inaugural address
Last edited by FeelTheLove; 02-19-2009 at 11:21 AM.