We all have the capacity to do justice and show mercy; to treat others with dignity and respect; and to rise above what divides us and come together to meet those challenges we can't meet alone.
They had to file for bankruptcy, and that's when Ashley decided that she had to do something to help her mom. More of you have lost your homes and even more are watching your home values plummet.
Much has been made of the fact that an African-American with the name Barack Hussein Obama could be elected President. No health care? The market will fix it. It's a story with a simple truth: that violence is a dead end. America does not presume to know what is best for everyone, just as we would not presume to pick the outcome of a peaceful election.
Through hard work and perseverance my father got a scholarship to study in a magical place, America, that shone as a beacon of freedom and opportunity to so many who had come before. Too many tears have flowed.