Skip to comments.“Entrepreneurs and Hucksters…That’s Who We Are.”
Posted on 03/08/2015 8:16:03 AM PDT by NOBO2012
We finally managed to make it back home after an exciting day, and a wardrobe change, in Selma.
It was quite a day, Big Guy gave a moving speech and explained again how We are the Wons weve been waiting for:
"Look at our history. We are Lewis and Clark and Sacajawea, pioneers who braved the unfamiliar, followed by a stampede of farmers
Black farmer Shirley Sherrod is consoled by Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack as she learns her share of the entrepreneurial Pigford Settlement is only $13 million.
and miners, and entrepreneurs and hucksters. Thats our spirit. Thats who we are.
"We are Sojourner Truth and Fannie Lou Hamer, women who could do as much as any man and then some. And were Susan B. Anthony, who shook the system until the law reflected that truth. That is our character.
Shakin her lady parts till they reflected the truth
"Were the immigrants who stowed away on ships to reach these shores, the huddled masses yearning to breathe free - Holocaust survivors, Soviet defectors, the Lost Boys of Sudan. Were the hopeful strivers who cross the Rio Grande because we want our kids to know a better life. Thats how we came to be.
Well, maybe this is not exactly how we came to be.
"Were the slaves who built the White House and the economy of the South. (Applause.) Were the ranch hands and cowboys who opened up the West, and countless laborers who laid rail, and raised skyscrapers, and organized for workers rights.
"Were the fresh-faced GIs who fought to liberate a continent. And were the Tuskeegee Airmen, and the Navajo code-talkers, and the Japanese Americans who fought for this country even as their own liberty had been denied.
"Were the firefighters who rushed into those buildings on 9/11, the volunteers who signed up to fight in Afghanistan and Iraq. Were the gay Americans whose blood ran in the streets of San Francisco and New York, just as blood ran down this bridge. (Applause.)
And Im just the guy whose thoughts on gay marriage evolved.
"We are storytellers,
writers, poets, artists who abhor unfairness,
and despise hypocrisy,
and give voice to the voiceless,
and tell truths that need to be told.
Just not out loud, and not to anybody that might actually be interested.
I think Big Guy pretty much nailed it. You can read/watch the rest here if youd like. Although I cant imagine why you would.
Posted from: Michelle Obamas Mirror
Who was the f----ing brains and capital, Einstein?
Obies not going to live that down in quarters where it was heard....
LOL, I like the new Ale!
HUCKSTER ALE...brewed in the basement of he Whitehouse!
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