Each of you has your own story. How will this speech impact the polarized relationship of the United States government with Muslim communities and nations around the world? Just as Barack Obama went from personal to universal principles, so we are waiting for him to go from the ideal to the practical.
Who We Are Or perhaps I should put it this way: Obama has given great war speeches, only not about war. Examples abound. The West and non-Muslims should listen.
Thank you! And then sometimes there are days like this, when that slow, steady effort is rewarded with justice that arrives like a thunderbolt. I know I feel it myself. Learn More. During a trip to the Holy Land, Benedict worked to mend fences with the Jewish community after he lifted the excommunication of a traditionalist bishop who denied the Holocaust.
And we will have to change. We will be true to the values that make us who we are. November 1,
Worst of all, the choice of Egypt instead of Malaysia or Indonesia, for instance, was quite curious. Those countless, often anonymous heroes -- they deserve our thanks. Obama came into office with three significant advantages. I have brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, uncles and cousins, of every race and every hue, scattered across three continents, and for as long as I live, I will never forget that in no other country on Earth is my story even possible.
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