Obama's inaugural address was a good speech, but not truly canonical. Nevertheless, the inaugural address contained many passages that will enter into the mystic chords of memory.
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We're a little more than twenty-four hours away from finally awaking from a long national nightmare.
Make no mistake: those famous black-and-white photographs of breadlines and Dust Bowl migrants have been vividly brought back to life by CNN and Fox.
FDR believed that the depression was caused by wealth flowing to the top (as today) and would be corrected by asserting that We, the People take back control of our common resources.
Conservatives are stuck in their default position, preferring fictional history to actual history, refusing to acknowledge what clearly has worked to stimulate the economy, and what clearly hasn't.
That nagging AP poll hints at something that has bedeviled the Obama campaign from day one, and that's the inability to put McCain away. How could that happen?
Watching the debate, I had the sudden understanding of what people have been saying about McCain. He's 72. The oldest man to run for president. There are some things we need to talk about.
Do you get a sense that we are beginning to lose control?
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