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Janeiro 22, 2013

we, the people

Miguel Marujo

«For we, the people, understand that our country cannot succeed when a shrinking few do very well and a growing many barely make it. We believe that America’s prosperity must rest upon the broad shoulders of a rising middle class. We know that America thrives when every person can find independence and pride in their work; when the wages of honest labor liberate families from the brink of hardship. We are true to our creed when a little girl born into the bleakest poverty knows that she has the same chance to succeed as anybody else, because she is an American, she is free, and she is equal, not just in the eyes of God but also in our own.» [Barack Obama, no discurso da tomada de posse, aqui na íntegra]

 



[não se pense que o silêncio mais ou menos prolongado significa uma menor atenção às coisas; apenas significa outras coisas vividas lá fora.]