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Text of President Barack Obama’s Inaugural Speech as the 44th President of the United States

I stand here today humbled by the task before us, grateful for the trust you have bestowed, mindful of the sacrifices borne by our ancestors. I thank President Bush for his service to our nation, as well as the generosity and cooperation he has shown throughout this transition. Forty-four Americans have now taken the presidential… Read More Text of President Barack Obama’s Inaugural Speech as the 44th President of the United States

current events, history

State of Human Rights in North Korea is “Grave”

  This is according to a CNN report today. How ironic that a peninsula has two conflicting countries divided by a demarcation line running between the established demilitarized zone. More ironic is the contrast with the two countries’ respective lifestyle. Seoul is a global financial center and is the third most expensive city in the world as of… Read More State of Human Rights in North Korea is “Grave”