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Amethyst

Amethyst Fort Worth, TX Member Since 2007
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  • "Well Said"

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    I am a teacher at an alternative high school. President Obama's speech was well spoken, heartfelt, and timely. The main idea of his message, to strive towards success no matter your circumstances, is one I hope all young people take to heart. This speech has nothing to do with political views. Rather, it's about using you talents to enhance your future and by extension the future of America.

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    Pres. Obama's Speech to America's Students (9/8/09)

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    From Wakefield High School in Arlington, Virginia, President Barack Obama addresses America's students directly as they come back to school for another year. He is introduced by student Timothy Spicer, president of Wakefield's senior class. Spicer is introduced by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.

    Amethyst says: "Well Said"
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A Peek at Rob's Bookshelf

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Rob's greatest hits:
  • Former President Bill Clinton's BookExpo America Keynote 6/3/04

    "Bill Clinton is a Genius"

    Overall

    Whether you like him or not, his speech is thoughtful, perceptive and humorous. If his book is anywhere this good (and I hope he is the reader), it should be fascinating.

  • 9-11 Commission Hearings: Richard A. Clarke (3.24.04)

    "A must listen."

    Overall

    Important. Disquieting. Find out for yourself what he said.

Norberto

Norberto Sao PauloBrazil 01-22-09
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  • "History"

    15 of 19 helpful votes

    A great piece of history and the beginning of a new era!! Highly recommended

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    Barack Obama Inaugural Address (1/20/09)

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    After being sworn in as the 44th president of the United States, Barack Obama delivers his inaugural address on January 20, 2009, in Washington, D.C.

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