Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Forging into the latter half of his historic presidency, Barack Obama urged the nation at his second inauguration Monday to work together on a liberal agenda of America's "limitless possibilities," such as reversing climate change, advancing gay rights and strengthening the social safety net.
"There's been a lot written about this movie; some of it has popped off the entertainment page to the news page. And from time to time, some of you might have wondered if we would have liked to comment on some of that coverage, and the answer is yes," said Mark Boal, writer of "Zero Dark Thirty," during his acceptance speech for best picture at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards on Monday.
The U.S. Navy is sailing into politically correct waters, sometimes at a speed too fast for the Obama administration to keep up.
"They are a great cloud of witnesses, unseen by the naked eye but all around us, thankful that their living was not in vain," she said.
She spoke of "the vision of those who came before us and dreamed of this day."