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Politics, gardening, making home-made bread and pasta. Enjoy Everything Italian: the language, film, books, culture, art. Favorite places: Rome, Naples, and Palermo. I was born a Yankee, but have lived the majority of my life as a Southerner I am a proud LIBERAL Democrat: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xVdz985HTJk

Journal Archives

2006 Senator Barack Obama: Call To Renewal - Faith and Politics Speech (five videos)

06/28/06 - Barack Obama's keynote address to the Call To Renewal's Building a Covenant for a New America conference in Washington DC.

Part ONE:

Part TWO:


Part FOUR:

Part FIVE:

Transcript: http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/28/us/politics/2006obamaspeech.html



I thought I'd go ahead and bring this speech over here to DU3 from my DU2 journal for the folks that might not have already had the opportunity to listen to it or might not even knew that it existed. In my opinion it is one of Obama's best speeches, but I rarely ever hear anyone reference it.

There will be a lot of talk from the GOP in the upcoming year about President Obama's religion/views (of course)
as the GOPers try to paint themselves as The Christians and Obama as 'something else'.

For the DUers that take the time to listen to the speech posted above, I hope ya'll will share your thoughts with us in the comments on this thread.

A compilation LIST of links regarding President Obama

Obama’s 2008 Campaign Promises Kept:

Long partial LIST (with citation links) of what Obama has done: http://pleasecutthecrap.typepad.com/main/what-has-obama-done-since-january-20-2009.html

Short List of Progressive Achievements by The Obama Administration

Obama Administration’s Achievements (Thus Far)

Obama’s LGBT Chart LIST

OFA: Progress for the LGBT Community (Chart/Image released April 2012)

Accomplishments by the Obama Administration and Congress on LGBT Equality

100 Accomplishments of President Barack Obama

Lists and graphs: http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.php?az=show_topic&forum=433&topic_id=751914

List: 2.8 Years in Pictures....

We All Have a Choice in the 2012 Election

So That Ignorance Won't Be The Reason Why "Progressives" Are Throwing The President Under The Bus

80 Reasons Why It’s Time To Take These Republican/Tea Party ‘Sons Of Bitches’ Down

Bikini Jobs Graph (June 2012)

Legislation signed by President Obama http://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/signed-legislation

Executive Orders signed by President Obama http://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/presidential-actions/executive-orders

The REAL Reason Barack Obama Won That Nobel Peace Prize
The Committee attached special importance to Obama's vision of and work for a world without nuclear weapons

Obama’s Foreign Policy Successes

Rachel Maddow On President Obama & Democrats Accomplishments (November 2010)

Edited to add:

More than 200 reasons to re-elect President Obama

What Do Americans Think Of Obama's Performance As A President?

An AWESOME link with just about EVERYTHING under sun about Obama BEFORE he became president
Here: http://www.thefogbow.com/special-reports/people-remember-president-obama/friends/#Hawaii
Note: The FOUR pages there pretty much in chronological order just click the link at the bottom right of each page to go to the next page

March/April 2012
Obama' Top 50 Accomplishments - Washington Monthly

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