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A Great Day in America

20 Jan

Keith Olbermann looks back on the day (after a brief snippet of Joe Biden at one of the balls) …

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Hail to the New Chief

20 Jan

“The time has come to set aside childish things. The time has come to reaffirm our enduring spirit; to choose our better history; to carry forward that precious gift, that noble idea, passed on from generation to generation: the God-given promise that all are equal, all are free, and all deserve a chance to pursue their full measure of happiness.”

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Today Is the Day

20 Jan

I’m really not a very political person.

I don’t side with any causes passionately and I can’t hold my own in an intelligent political discussion.

But there’s something that really engaged me about the election last year, and while I thought it had something to do with politics, I don’t think that’s actually true.

Perhaps it was the drama of it all. More likely it was Barack Obama himself. That guy could make a stone come alive. Continue reading