People don't expect government to solve all their problems. But they sense, deep in their bones, that with just a slight change in priorities, we can make sure that every child in America has a decent shot at life, and that the doors of opportunity remain open to all. They know we can do better.
Congratulations to Gabby Douglas, the first African-American to win a gold medal in the women’s individual all-around gymnastics competition.
The competition was held today in London where Gabby finished less than three tenths of a point ahead of Russia’s best all-around competitor. At only 4 foot 11 inches and 90 pounds, Gabby’s all heart and determination. And soooo fun to watch.
Soon the first African-American gold medalist in her competition will meet the first African-American family in the White House. Can’t wait to see the pics of her with Sasha and Malia.
Post 2012 Election Update: Yes we WON on these important issues. But sadly, we expect many of these to remain key issues as the radical fringe in the Republican Tea Party still controls the House. Prepare for 2014!
Access to birth control
Restrictions on abortion
Attacks on Planned Parenthood
Attacks on collective bargaining
Attacks on equal pay for women
Fair trade issues
GOP state efforts to suppress minority vote
Wall Street & Banker Investigations
Tax breaks for the rich
Attacks on the Poor
GOP cutting programs
GOP plans to increase their taxes
Never forget: Republicans caused financial collapse