Thursday, May 19, 2011
"What we have already achieved gives us hope -- the audacity to hope..."
"Most working and middle-class... Americans don't feel that they have been particularly privileged... They've worked hard all their lives, many times only to see their jobs shipped overseas or their pension dumped after a lifetime of labor. They are anxious about their futures and feel their dreams slipping away; in an era of stagnant wages and global competition, opportunity comes to be seen as a zero sum game..." from Barack Obama's Speech on Race, March 18, 2008