michael jackson
michael jackson

mjhoax death
 
HomePortalLog inRegister
Log in
Username:
Password:
Log in automatically: 
:: I forgot my password

Share | 
 

 “This Is It. This Is The Moment.” by Obama

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
Admin
Admin
Admin
avatar

Female Chinese zodiac : Snake
Posts : 185
Birthday : 1989-02-21
Join date : 2009-10-20
Age : 28

20091127
Post“This Is It. This Is The Moment.” by Obama

Obama Urges House Dems: “This Is It. This Is The Moment.”

In today’s closed-door caucus meeting, President Obama urged House Dems to grasp the magnitude of the historical moment, telling them they were on the cusp of an achievement as momentous as Social Security and Medicare, a House Dem who was there tells me.

“He said, `This is it. This is the moment,’” Dem Rep. Jan Schakowsky said in an interview.

Standing behind a podium as many members snapped pictures on their cell phones, Obama urged members to look beyond self-interested political concerns.

“He asked people who are worried about what’s happening back home to remember why we came to public service,” Schakowsky recounted. “He said, `It is a privilege to be able to do this for the American people.’ He used that word.”

“This is a Medicare moment; this is a Social Security moment,” is how Schakowsky described Obama’s message, adding that he noted that both those programs were greeted by scary language about socialism and the end of capitalism. “But these are the moments people are so proud to have been part of.”

To illustrate the point, Obama singled out Dem Rep. John Dingell, who held the gavel during the passage of Medicare, earning Dingell a standing ovation.

Separately, Sam Stein reports that Obama delved into the politics a bit by pointing out that Republicans would continue to attack Dems no matter which way they voted. Schakowsky adds that he told them Dems are all in this together.

It was only a matter of time before Obama — whose election was itself a world-historical event — stepped in to play the role of historical conscience, and to urge nervous Dems preoccupied by parochial politics and GOP attack lines to think big and bold.

***************************************
Posted by Greg Sargent | 11/07/2009, 02:29 PM EST
http://theplumline.whorunsgov.com/presi ... he-moment/

#############





Hello Michael .. How are you .. ??? and you know what ? I LOVE YOU !!!
P.S if you read this .. send me an e-mail
Back to top Go down
http://mjdeathoax.forumotion.com

 Similar topics

-
» What games are you playing at the moment?
» That changing moment
» Favourite Funny Moment
» Favorite Hunter X Hunter Moment (Spoilers)
» Things are very slow at the moment.
Share this post on: Excite BookmarksDiggRedditDel.icio.usGoogleLiveSlashdotNetscapeTechnoratiStumbleUponNewsvineFurlYahooSmarking

“This Is It. This Is The Moment.” by Obama :: Comments

No Comment.
 

“This Is It. This Is The Moment.” by Obama

View previous topic View next topic Back to top 

Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
michael jackson :: all od things-
Jump to:  
Free forum | © phpBB | Free forum support | Contact | Report an abuse | Free forum