Daily Archives: November 7, 2012
I am so thrilled I could sing and dance all night (it’s night here on the other side of the world)!
Well, not really.
But, feeling mucho happiness for America the beautiful today? Definitely.
This was no wishy-washy result. This was a decisive win for Obama. Yes!
A couple of the stand-out excerpts from this Acceptance Speech:
… [Watch at 17:45 minutes]
“What makes America exceptional are the bonds that hold together the most diverse nation on earth.
The belief that our destiny is shared; that this country only works when we accept certain obligations to one another and to future generations.
The freedom which so many Americans have fought for and died for come with responsibilities as well as rights.
And among those are love and charity and duty and patriotism. That’s what makes America great.”
… [Watch at 21:30 minutes]
“America, I believe we can build on the progress we’ve made and continue to fight for new jobs and new opportunity and new security for the middle class.
I believe we can keep the promise of our founders, the idea that if you’re willing to work hard, it doesn’t matter who you are or where you come from or what you look like or where you love.
It doesn’t matter whether you’re black or white or Hispanic or Asian or Native American or young or old or rich or poor, able, disabled, gay or straight, you can make it here in America if you’re willing to try“.
Now, please repeat after me:
Yes. We. Can.