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August 29, 2008

Barack Obama’s Acceptance Speech

Filed under: Biden,Daily Observations,Obama,politics,Uncategorized — Julie P @ 11:02 pm
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Obama’s speech last night proved that he is more than qualified to lead America to a better day; to right the wrongs of the Bush and his administration, to restore our standing in the world community; and to steer our economy toward a prosperous economy. Obama delivered on his speech by demonstrating that he has a plan for America and that he is presidential.

As commander in chief, I will never hesitate to defend this nation, but I will only send our troops into harm’s way with a clear mission and a sacred commitment to give them the equipment they need in battle and the care and benefits they deserve when they come home.

I will end this war in Iraq responsibly, and finish the fight against al Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan. I will rebuild our military to meet future conflicts. But I will also renew the tough, direct diplomacy that can prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons and curb Russian aggression. I will build new partnerships to defeat the threats of the 21st century: terrorism and nuclear proliferation; poverty and genocide; climate change and disease. And I will restore our moral standing, so that America is once again that last, best hope for all who are called to the cause of freedom, who long for lives of peace, and who yearn for a better future.

From Barack Obama’s acceptance speech in Denver, Colorado on Thursday night.

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