... As Americans, we believe we are endowed by our Creator with certain inalienable rights – rights that no man or government can take away.We insist on personal responsibility and we celebrate individual initiative. We’re not entitled to success. We have to earn it. We honor the strivers, the dreamers, the risk-takers who have always been the driving force behind our free enterprise system – the greatest engine of growth and prosperity the world has ever known.But we also believe in something called citizenship – a word at the very heart of our founding, at the very essence of our democracy; the idea that this country only works when we accept certain obligations to one another, and to future generations. ...
There were so many great quotes in his speech tonight, it was difficult to choose.
Read the complete text of the President' speech at Salon. Or watch the complete video below.
He blew the doors off the country tonight!
(As always, the opinions of the management are her own, delusional or not, and she cares not a whit whether anyone else agrees.)