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    How threatening is that?

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    They dedicated his memorial today, and played the entire "I have a dream" speech.

    How about you guys? Got a dream?

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    MLK inspired me as a directionless youth in apolitical times, and continues to do so to this day.

    He truly walked the walk.. and paid the ultimate price for doing so.
     
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    I linked the full speech, but apparently they've removed it b/c of copyright concerns.

    However, I seem to have created 2 different threads by mistake, and would love for a mod to just get rid of the other one (can't do so myself.)

    Anyway, I did see the whole speech yesterday in the morning. I've forgotten how moving it was.

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    I initially had signed up to volunteer for the unveiling that was to occur in late August.. then one of my nephews decided to get married the night before, so had to cancel.. and then we had a "hurricane"...

    Last weekend was not very good timing for me.. but it is on my short list next time I am in DC.
     
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    Allen West says King would not approve of OWS. King's family disagrees.

    It's worth saying that his daughter has said it would be tragic if it devolves into violence. Obviously King would say the same thing, and that was his genius. The question is whether that genius alone is enough.

    I think it is, or more to the point, has to be. I'm a tad on the risk-averse side, and don't take phrases like "civil war" lightly.
     
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    Allen West...the gift that keeps on giving.
     
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    I listen to it every year on the anniversary.
     
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    It's a good use of a few minutes, man, I'll say that much. Sometimes a man is made such an icon you overlook his getting to that status... when you see iconic clips instead of the whole thing you lose the fact that it was real life. Same with JFK's inaugural speech... seeing a few notes other than the crescendos makes it more powerful and flesh out how expansive the vision was (in both cases.)
     

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