I LOVED this post:
Today during President Obama's speech he called on Americans to personally sacrifice so that change can come. The idea of sacrifice for the greater good is something that historically Americans have done but that's not history from my life time. Sacrificing so that someone else can break even is something our country is no longer known for.
I wonder if Obama will be able to lead our country into that change. I hope he can. But Obama will have to be a very smart, strong, and persuasive leader to bring about this change. A large part of his success as a President will be reflected in whether or not he can do this, on whether or not we are willing to change... (post in its entirety here.)