“As I walked out the door toward the gate that would lead to my freedom, I knew if I didn’t leave my bitterness and hatred behind, I’d still be in prison,” – Nelson Mandela, proof that the final form of love is forgiveness.
It is rare that one soul can impact all of ours – and make us more patient, more powerful and more human. Mandela was such a soul. And he will never leave us.
Sunday, February 14, 2010
But the reality behind the criticism is this: No matter what anyone in the Obama White House does, even if it is something to make American children healthier, someone, somewhere in Ihateobamastan will find a reason to denigrate and trash the effort.
This is sick, and it is emblematic of the times we live in. This nation is so divided and so paranoid that even helping children to become healthy is now seen as some sort of commie plot.
Here is Mrs. Obama speaking about the program "Let's Move." You decide how this in any way takes away from this country's efforts to fight terrorism:
And here is Mrs. Obama's speech, where nowhere does she say childhood obesity is more of a danger to this country than terrorism. Nowhere.