Welcome, Mr. President

January 21, 2009

What is demanded then is a return to these truths. What is required of us now is a new era of responsibility — a recognition, on the part of every American, that we have duties to ourselves, our nation and the world, duties that we do not grudgingly accept but rather seize gladly, firm in the knowledge that there is nothing so satisfying to the spirit, so defining of our character than giving our all to a difficult task. ~ Barack Obama, Inaugural address 1/20/2009

Probably like most of America, yesterday found me glued to the computer to watch Barack Obama take his oath of office and deliver the inaugural address. Like others, I listened for the words that spoke directly to me. I heard them. I think they speak for themselves.

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