Tuesday, January 22, 2013

...through Seneca Falls, and Selma and Stonewall

 Wow do I love this speech! And I got chills when he said (beginning at minute 13:25 in this video):

 We, the People, declare today that the most evident of truths, that all of us are created equal, is the star that guides us still, just as it guided our forebears through Seneca Falls, and Selma and Stonewall, just as it guided all those men and women sung and unsung who left footprints along this great Mall to hear a preacher say that we cannot walk alone. 

 Amazing and unprecedented. I love my president today.

 And Rachel Maddow provides an excellent perspective on the bullshit Obama has had to deal with from the Republicans his entire first term - and how he finally got fed up with them:

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