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Calvin Minus Hobbes

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Obama's speech

Thought this might be both timely and interesting:

(complete transcript here. video here)

And because I still find this poignant and humorous: 1 color.

I loved his call for "a new spirit of service, a new spirit of sacrifice." I think that's exactly what our country needs from its citizens, going into his presidency. Too, we should enjoy the excitement now, while it lifts us up and brings us together, but we cannot let that excitement alone drive us forward, because it will not last. Our country needs to progress as it always has: driven by the determination of its citizens. A lot of people are not going to be ok with "a new spirit of service, a new spirit of sacrifice", but frankly, those people are probably more responsible for the current state of the nation than those who embrace those ideals.

And there's my two cents.

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