Tweet My daughter, who attends middle school, told me that she understood the the take-away message from Obama’s speech to be “The future is your responsibility,” a thought she found unpleasantly burdensome. Generally, she thought the speech was long and boring. As for the “tomorrow belongs to you” aspect of Obama’s little talk, my mind [...]
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Tweet You can read what I wrote about the speech here. Others have been writing too. The Anchoress, in addition to her must-read Ich bin ein Muslimer takedown of the speech, has a list of blogs thinking about what he said, which I’ll just copy wholesale: Andy McCarthy: Koranic text Obama left out Andrew Bolt: [...]
Tweet This is the substantive part of Obama’s speech (introductory language omitted), with my comments. Overall, I’d give the speech a C. He made some obvious points, he made some good points, and he made some idiotic and offensive points. It would be nice if his speech was effective in bringing about the positive things [...]
Tweet Many years ago, I was talking to a friend of mine who was a medical student on his neurology rotation. He related what was, to me, an amazing story. The patient he saw that day was a fairly young man who had suffered a major stroke, resulting in an almost complete loss of speech [...]