“Yes, We Can!”

Today, we congratulate the US on the inauguration of Barack Obama, the culmination of an extraordinary story of the triumph of hope.

When he first emerged on the national stage at the Democratic convention in 2004, he was just a little known state senator from Illinois.  he impressed with his convention speech, and several commentators noted that he could be a good presidential candidate in years to come – but few could have expected Read the rest of this entry »