Obama Ipsum

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This country is more decent than one where a woman in Ohio, on the brink of retirement, finds herself one illness away from disaster after a lifetime of hard work. "And as we walk, we must make the pledge that we shall always march ahead. We cannot turn back." I am honored to be in the timeless city of Cairo, and to be hosted by two remarkable institutions.

And when the Civil War was fought and our country dedicated itself to a new birth of freedom, they took on the problems of an industrializing nation - fighting the crimes against society and the sins against God that they felt were being committed in our factories and in our slums. On the other end, we've heard my former pastor, Reverend Jeremiah Wright, use incendiary language to express views that have the potential not only to widen the racial divide, but views that denigrate both the greatness and the goodness of our nation; that rightly offend white and black alike. The church contains in full the kindness and cruelty, the fierce intelligence and the shocking ignorance, the struggles and successes, the love and yes, the bitterness and bias that make up the black experience in America. Tonight, I say to the American people, to Democrats and Republicans and Independents across this great land - enough! This moment - this election - is our chance to keep, in the 21st century, the American promise alive. Because in the faces of those young veterans who come back from Iraq and Afghanistan, I see my grandfather, who signed up after Pearl Harbor, marched in Patton's Army, and was rewarded by a grateful nation with the chance to go to college on the GI Bill. But privately, many Muslims recognize that Israel will not go away.

Yes, we must provide more ladders to success for young men who fall into lives of crime and despair. We all put our country first. These are not opinions to be debated; these are facts to be dealt with. It is time for these settlements to stop.

And meeting them won't be easy. There is real evil and hardship and pain and suffering in the world and we should be humble in our belief that we can eliminate them. We can accept a politics that breeds division, and conflict, and cynicism. It's time for us to change America. Individual responsibility and mutual responsibility - that's the essence of America's promise. Because it feeds into the cynicism we all have about government.

Because in an economy like this, the last thing we should do is raise taxes on the middle-class. Likewise, many Israelis recognize the need for a Palestinian state.

Thank you. And may God's peace be upon you.