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President Obama’s speech at the Arizona Memorial

The loss of these wonderful people should make every one of us strive to be better in our private lives – to be better friends and neighbors, co-workers and parents. And if, as has been discussed in recent days, their deaths help usher in more civility in our public discourse, let’s remember that it is not because a simple lack of civility caused this tragedy, but rather because only a more civil and honest public discourse can help us face up to our challenges as a nation, in a way that would make them proud. It should be because we want to live up to the example of public servants like John Roll and Gabby Giffords, who knew first and foremost that we are all Americans, and that we can question each other’s ideas without questioning each other’s love of country, and that our task, working together, is to constantly widen the circle of our concern so that we bequeath the American dream to future generations.

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TARP worked, the Stimulus worked

Rachel Maddow crunches the numbers – TARP worked, the stimulus worked, and Health Care is working. The economy is not out of the woods yet – we still need major turn-around on jobs, but we are WAY better than we

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your stupid poll – I can help you with that.

MSNBC is running a poll asking why people believe President Obama is a Muslim. It has some flaws, so I fixed it for them.

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Barack’s Summer BBQ

See more funny videos and funny pictures at CollegeHumor. I’m not a fan of College Humor usually, but I liked this one.

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links for 2010-03-25

United States and Russia reach nuclear-arms deal – The United States and Russia have reached a deal on their most extensive nuclear arms-control agreement in nearly two decades, the Kremlin announced Wednesday. The pact appeared to represent President Obama's

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