inspiring

So today, when the challenges we face start to seem overwhelming – or even impossible – let us never forget that doing the impossible is the history of this nation...it's who we are as Americans...it's how this country was built. And if our parents and grandparents could toil and struggle for us...if they could raise …

On the Mindless Menace of Violence

A fellow on twitter posted a link to a YouTube video from a speech Robert Kennedy gave in 1968. I was moved to tears over it and in light of the more visible extremists these days, I watched with more sorrow than I even I expected. I wish I could find just the audio because …

rallying cry

I attended a rally at Gilley's for Health Care Reform host by Organizing for America. I enjoyed feeling the positive energy of the crowd. It was not a discussion about the specifics just a rally to engage citizens in the movement. There was an assortment of local speakers and after receiving hundreds of emails over the …