I got to listen to President Obama speak to schoolkids because I have a computer.
I'm going to rant now.
What is the good of free speech without the ability to hear it?
We have the cheapest cable pkge we can get.
I could not find his speech anywhere on tv.
We're not poor, but we have the cheapest pkge.
Lots of cartoon channels, shopping channels and televangelists.
No news unless it's network news.
We have enough money to have a computer.
That was the only way I could get a transcript of the speech (I'm seriously doubting it will be printed in the newspaper).
That was the only way I could watch the speech.
My kids don't start school until tomorrow.
Will they watch it at school?
I wrote a very nice e-mail to the principal strongly encouraging him to show it to the kids.
"Your kids will really get it. He's talking right to them," is what I said.
And what does President Obama say?
Discover what you're good at.
Don't give up or quit.
There are no excuses.
You make your own future.
Set your own goals for your education.
Resolve. Commit. Work.
Being successful is hard.
Don't be afraid to ask questions.
Don't be afraid to ask for help.
Don't ever give up on yourself.
I expect you to get serious.
I expect you to put your best effort into everything you do.
Make us all proud.
God bless you.
God bless America.