Tuesday, February 07, 2006

A Speech Worth All it's Words

Today at the funeral of the great civil right leader and pioneer, Coretta Scott King, the Reverend Joseph Lowery gave a speech that would have made Martin and Coretta proud. The speech spoke out against the war, racism and poverty. All President Bush could do as a member of the 10,000 person audience was nervously laugh at the end of the speech. How uncomfortable and dirty he must have felt.

Lowery and the Kings are people that we should all aspire to be. Speak truth to power, even with the purveyors of falsehoods are seated politely behind you.

If only we could have this same respect for truth and freedom in our own movement...

See the video at Crooks and Liars here: http://www.crooksandliars.com/2006/02/07.html#a7056

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