By Lisa Rogak
In view that supplying his keynote speech on the 2004 Democratic nationwide conference, Barack Obama has been hailed because the transparent savior of not just the Democratic celebration, yet of the integrity of yankee politics. even though he burst onto the nationwide scene probably in a single day, his identify popularity has grown via leaps and limits ever on account that. Barack Obama in His personal phrases, a publication of charges from the Illinois Senator, permits those that are usually not as conversant in his politics to benefit fast the place he stands on abortion, faith, AIDS, his critics, overseas coverage, Iraq, the battle on Terror, unemployment, homosexual marriage, and a bunch of alternative very important concerns dealing with the United States and the realm.
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Time, February 13, 2006 The Democratic Party is a big tent, which means that there are positions I may not agree with. qxd:Barack Obama 36 11/10/08 2:05 PM Page 36 BARACK OBAMA IN HIS OWN WORDS There are times I think we’re not ambitious enough. ” But that’s not a good reason to not do something. You don’t give up on the goal of universal health care because you don’t want to be tagged as a liberal. New York Magazine, October 2, 2006 If the Democrats can’t inspire, if they can’t tap into some sense of meaning that goes beyond just dollars and cents, then it’s going to be very hard for them to argue against the sort of selfishness and selfinterested policies that have come to dominate our politics.
S. should be firm on issues that divide us [from the Beijing government]—like Taiwan—while flexible on issues that could unite us. We should insist on labor standards and human rights, the opening of Chinese markets fully to American goods, and the fulfillment of legal contracts with American businesses, but without triggering a trade war, as prolonged instability in the Chinese economy could have global economic consequences. “Renewal of American Leadership” press release, July 12, 2004 China is rising, and it’s not going away.
That opposition hasn’t changed. Letter to The Black Commentator, June 19, 2003 The world is watching what we do today in America. They will know what we do here today, and they will treat all of us accordingly in the future—our soldiers, our diplomats, our journalists, anybody who travels beyond these borders. I hope we remember this as we go forward. qxd:Barack Obama 11/10/08 2:05 PM Page 53 BARACK OBAMA IN HIS OWN WORDS 53 In every region of the globe, our foreign policy should promote traditional American ideals: democracy and human rights; free and fair trade and cultural exchanges; and development of institutions that ensure broad middle classes within market economies.
Barack Obama in His Own Words by Lisa Rogak