And so long as we're not doing everything in our personal and collective power to solve them, we know the conscience of our nation cannot rest. But at the end of the day, we cannot walk away - not for the sake of passing a bill, but so that we can finally address the real concerns of Americans and the persistent hopes of all those brothers and sisters who want nothing more than their own chance at our common dream. Politicians routinely exploited fears of crime for their own electoral ends. In the white community, the path to a more perfect union means acknowledging that what ails the African-American community does not just exist in the minds of black people; that the legacy of discrimination - and current incidents of discrimination, while less overt than in the past - are real and must be addressed. Or, at this moment, in this election, we can come together and say, "Not this time." This time we want to talk about the crumbling schools that are stealing the future of black children and white children and Asian children and Hispanic children and Native American children. But the record's clear: John McCain has voted with George Bush ninety percent of the time.
That they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights. They're looking to relieve a chronic loneliness. There is no straight line to realize this promise.
We have real enemies in the world. I have already condemned, in unequivocal terms, the statements of Reverend Wright that have caused such controversy. I will rebuild our military to meet future conflicts. The Arab-Israeli conflict should no longer be used to distract the people of Arab nations from other problems. I know there are many - Muslim and non-Muslim - who question whether we can forge this new beginning.
Now don't get me wrong. John Kerry knows this.
Bill, bought a house through F.H.A., and later moved west all the way to Hawaii in search of opportunity. Now, some of you may have heard me talk about the Joshua generation. These people are a part of me. In fact, it isn't even past." We do not need to recite here the history of racial injustice in this country. We can tackle race only as spectacle - as we did in the OJ trial - or in the wake of tragedy, as we did in the aftermath of Katrina - or as fodder for the nightly news.
Thank you, and God bless America.