“Mr. President”


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Now, if for once, in respect for his office and in honor of him having won two elections, overseeing the Gulf cleanup, removing the cap and including pre-conditions in healthcare coverage; leading an international coalition of Security Council members (including Russia!) in negotiating nuclear disarmament with Iraq (already paying additional dividends; Iraq recently voted into office more moderates), negotiating a global climate agreement, stabilizing the labor and financial markets, securing global health against new threats, limiting American occupation in foreign countries, offering global eulogies from South Carolina to South Africa, and creating a rich cultural legacy at the White House (celebrating among others, Stevie Wonder and Burt Bacharach)–his wife creating a life-affirming focus on healthy eating with a back lawn garden harvested by local students, a national recipe competition for youth and a beehive and Beyonce videos–if now those who seek the office will again remember charity begins at home and know that dignity begins in the heart with how we treat others (or find an epiphany in prayer!)–and set an example gleaned from the best of America’s past, and proudly call Barack Obama, the most powerful leader among the world’s 196 nations, “Mr. President.”

“That guy” is getting old and tiresome and contradicts any claims of greatness; rather, around the world, it brings shade and shames America’s promise he so bright fulfilled.

Call Me Mister Trump – The New York Times http://nyti.ms/1TVeRYJ

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2 thoughts on ““Mr. President”

  1. Hi,
    I am trying to find out who the photographer is that took a photo that is posted on your website (it has the white ribbons on the fence of the AME Church in Charleston). I would like to try to get permission to use it in a music video that will be dedicated to the nine victims who lost their lives in the shooting. I look forward to hearing back from you.
    Thank you,
    Donna M Derrick

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