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The “We” Who “Can”

In 2008, when Barack Obama spoke his mantra, “Yes We Can,” I understood and agreed immediately. We can. Not him alone, but all of us. And he did not say, Yes We Will, nor Yes I Can. His slogan gave no guarantees or assurances and made no claims about to his power to fix all problems, but ensured us of our ability and the possibility if we work together. Unfortunately, we haven’t shown up. The bitter divisiveness and┬ápartisan finger-pointing in┬áthe nation is appalling and obvious, and those features of our… Read more The “We” Who “Can”