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Obama's Inaugural Address - Revisited

I really liked this. Tom Hoopes at the Register uses the words from Obama's inaugural address to asses his first year and his Boston comeuppance.

Today, on the year anniversary of Obama’s inaugural address, let’s imagine his Inaugural words coming from the mouths of Massachusetts voters.

Might they be saying to Obama: “On this day, we come to proclaim an end to the petty grievances and false promises, the recriminations and worn out dogmas, that for far too long have strangled our politics.”

Now, don’t get me wrong. Republicans, heaven knows, have proven definitively that they are not our saviors, and the Senate victory in Massachusetts is rich in dramatic irony but in the grand scheme of things a small thing.

But think of it from Catholics’ point of view: The President promised a conscience clause for doctors to Cardinal George, to Catholic journalists and then again at Notre Dame. Then he threw a health bill in our face that would mean the regulatory end to conscience rights on abortion.

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