Tuesday, January 20, 2009

In the News: Jan-20

Wordle: In the News: Jan-20

Obama vows responsible end to Iraq war - 20 Jan 2009 at 12:08pm - WASHINGTON -- Barack Obama is vowing to "responsibly leave Iraq to its people" and also to build what he calls a "hard-earned peace in Afghanistan."

Thought for the day:
The death-knell of the republic had rung as soon as the active power became lodged in the hands of those who sought, not to do justice to all citizens, rich and poor alike, but to stand for one special class and for its interests as opposed to the interests of others. -Theodore Roosevelt (1858 - 1919), Labor Day speech at Syracuse, NY, Sept 7, 1903 ("Theodore Rex" - Edmund Morris)


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