As powerful today as it was 20 years ago Here on the pulse of this new day You may have the grace to look up and out And into your sister’s eyes, into Your brother’s face, your country And say simply Very simply With hope Good morning. Maya Angelou– Inaugural Poem
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Today I had the indescribable joy and good fortune to personally witness the beginning of a new era in America, an era that will wash away some of the pain of the past 8 years. Today I stood less than fifty feet away and watched President Obama take his oath of office, and I watched [...]
Ted Kennedy collapsed at an inaugural luncheon. http://www.boston.com/news/pol… For the moment, I will choose hope over fear. More (Dean): Senator Byrd also taken out of the luncheon earlier for medical reasons. (3:41) Olbermann now saying Byrd’s office insisting that Byrd was not unwell, but was taken out of the room after Kennedy was afflicted. Per [...]
OK, America, so I pulled a tiny prank tonight-and it was so classic that I have to tell you all about it. It involves freedom of speech, a friendly message to one of those crazy Republicans we all know-and it forced that crazy Republican to get up at three in the morning because he could [...]
To everyone who voted, and to everyone who did more than vote: thank you, thank you. Thank you. If I seem a little quiet these days it’s because I’m quite overwhelmed by it all. Or maybe shellshocked is a better way to put it.
from wikipedia… http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A…The augur was a priest and official in the classical world, especially ancient Rome and Etruria. His main role was to interpret the will of the gods by studying the flight of the birds (whether they are flying in groups/alone, what noises they make as they fly, direction of flight and what kind [...]