President Obama sparled his second term speaking of pay equity, marriage equality
& ensuring rights for all Americans...a message Conservatives argued was divisive.
He used a day of civic sacredness to preach of promoting pathways to citizenship,
and strengthening voter enfranchisement in a speech Tea Partiers called inappropriate.
As he renewed his role as President, he looked to lead on global challenges
from climate change to world peace...which the Right viewed as un-American.
The Right will argue against Obama's message & the Left may argue the Address was only words but it was an inarguable inaugural of a new era & we hope it augurs change in the years to come.
Inspired or tired, impressed or depressed, share your views while you sip some booze at your local progressive social club.
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