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CAN THIS RELATE TO OBAMA ON SEPTEMBER 8TH?

It is no use to preach to [children] if you do not act decently yourself."

Speech to Holy Name Society, Oyster Bay, August 16, 1903



~Theodore Roosevelt

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tyme4me2day

Asked by tyme4me2day at 8:27 PM on Sep. 5, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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  • A child educated only at school is an uneducated child. ~George Santayana

    The school is the last expenditure upon which America should be willing to economize. ~Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:34 PM on Sep. 5, 2009

  • Well, since the speech is about education and he finished school, I don't think so. I'm not all in a tizzy about the 8th. There are bigger fish to fry, you know? Ilm gonna watch it, too, and we'll see. I can't deny the guy is a personal success, no matter how much I hate his policies, he got elected totus.

    Bill o'reilly wrote a decent article about it in parade.
    lovinangels

    Answer by lovinangels at 8:35 PM on Sep. 5, 2009

  • And what does that have to do with anything? Grasping for something?
    to the anon

    My issue is with Obama addressing the school kids and not being a good role model himself, I just found this quote to be interesting.
    tyme4me2day

    Answer by tyme4me2day at 8:40 PM on Sep. 5, 2009

  • What indecent act has Obama committed? Flashing pearly whites is not a crime.
    PsWifey

    Answer by PsWifey at 8:54 PM on Sep. 5, 2009

  • He came from a split family, raised by a single mother with help from grandparents, discovered his own academic potential and made good use of it in pursuing his dreams. How is this a bad example?
    PsWifey

    Answer by PsWifey at 8:56 PM on Sep. 5, 2009

  • I think of the Clinton...
    gammie

    Answer by gammie at 9:05 PM on Sep. 5, 2009

  • Lol he doesn't think so, tyme!
    lovinangels

    Answer by lovinangels at 9:06 PM on Sep. 5, 2009

  • "...It is no use to preach to [children] if you do not make them put on their tinfoil hats first."
    ddbz

    Answer by ddbz at 9:27 PM on Sep. 5, 2009

  • My issue is with Obama addressing the school kids
    ***********************

    how many other presidents have spoken to school kids?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:53 PM on Sep. 5, 2009

  • The Right is preparing for a kind of Civil War in this country. Today they delegitimate the president (GOP Chairs in TX and FL) by saying that schoolchildren should not be forced to listen to the “socialist” Obama (“socialist” being the new word they use for Nigger). It’s time to fight back against these fascists, but is there a popular base to draw on? Lind’s piece is very interesting on that.

    It’s long but worthy. It is an OPINION which I totally agree with. Saw it on someone's page here and loved it.

    http://www.salon.com/opinion/feature/2009/09/01/demagogy/print.html
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:55 PM on Sep. 5, 2009

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