Month: August 2008

Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention –

And on that path to freedom, Harriett Tubman had one piece of advice. If you hear the dogs, keep going. If you see the torches in the woods, keep going. If they’re shouting after you, keep going. Don’t ever stop. Keep going. If you want a taste of freedom, keep going. Even in the darkest of moments, ordinary Americans have found the faith to keep going. I’ve seen it in you. I’ve seen it in our teachers and firefighters, nurses and police officers, small business owners and union workers, the men and women of our military – you always keep going. We are Americans. We’re not big on quitting.But remember, before we can keep going, we have to get going by electing Barack Obama president. We don’t have a moment to lose or a vote to spare. Nothing less than the fate of our nation and the future of our children hang in the...

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China put on a great Olympics but at what cost?

The following article points out some of the negative effects rewarding China with the Olympics will have on the country.Here is a snippet from the article: “Not a single world leader who attended the Games or members of the International Olympic Committee seized the opportunity to challenge the Chinese government’s behavior in any meaningful way,” said Sophie Richardson, Asia advocacy director for the U.S.-based Human Rights Watch. “Will anyone wonder, after the games are over, why the Chinese government remains intransigent (unreasonable; irreconcilable) about human...

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