Mama Deb (mamadeb) wrote,
Mama Deb
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History and Joy

I just heard President Obama's (oh, those words) inaugural address. And it was beautiful - 20 minutes of a call to arms and a reminder of what makes us a great nation - a reminder that we ARE a great nation, and if he didn't promise kittens and rainbows, he did say what we all know - that joy comes from a job well done, something we have lost in recent years.

And every sentence was beautiful and I was crying by the end. We CAN reach our potential. We CAN. (And he mentioned non-believers and talked about putting science in its rightful place and spoke of the workers of this nation, its backbone and...sob.)
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