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ObamaNation: Barack on Patriotism in TIME

In its current issue, TIME magazine explores the meaning of patriotism (or love of country) for all Americans. While both presidential candidates get their own platform in the magazine to share their views, it is Barack Obama's final words on the topic in his essay ("A Faith in Simple Dreams") that was a complete tearjerker:

"As a young man of mixed race, without a firm anchor in any community, without even a father's steadying hand, this essential American ideal — that our destinies are not written before we are born — has defined my life. And it is the source of my profound love for this country: because with a mother from Kansas and a father from Kenya, I know that stories like mine could only happen in America."
PHOTO: Courtesy of BarackObama.com
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ObamaNation: Black Repub May Choose Race Over Party

armstrong_williams Conservative political commentator Armstrong Williams, who has never voted for a Democrat for president and was hailed as "one of the most recognizable conservative voices in America” by the Washington Post, may vote for Barack Obama—gasp! a democrat. "For the first time in my life, history thrusts me to really seriously think about it," Williams told the AP. "I can honestly say I have no idea who I'm going to pull that lever for in November. And to me, that's incredible."
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ObamaNation: Barack on Patriotism in TIME

In its current issue, TIME magazine explores the meaning of patriotism (or love of country) for all Americans. While both presidential candidates get their own platform in the magazine to share their views, it is Barack Obama's final words on the topic in his essay ("A Faith in Simple Dreams") that was a complete tearjerker:

"As a young man of mixed race, without a firm anchor in any community, without even a father's steadying hand, this essential American ideal — that our destinies are not written before we are born — has defined my life. And it is the source of my profound love for this country: because with a mother from Kansas and a father from Kenya, I know that stories like mine could only happen in America."
PHOTO: Courtesy of BarackObama.com
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ObamaNation: Black Repub May Choose Race Over Party

armstrong_williams Conservative political commentator Armstrong Williams, who has never voted for a Democrat for president and was hailed as "one of the most recognizable conservative voices in America” by the Washington Post, may vote for Barack Obama—gasp! a democrat. "For the first time in my life, history thrusts me to really seriously think about it," Williams told the AP. "I can honestly say I have no idea who I'm going to pull that lever for in November. And to me, that's incredible."
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