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Obama's words ring hollow 7 years later

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An excerpt from President Obama's June 3, 2008, speech to accept the Democratic nomination for president: " ... this was the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet began to heal; this is the moment when we ended a war and secured our nation and resorted our image as the last, best hope on Earth. This was the moment -- this was the time when we came together to remake this great nation so that it may always reflect our very best selves, and our highest ideals."

Really?

Joan Baillie

Wauconda

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