those to those who would tear the world down: We will defeat you. "This election had many firsts and many stories that will be told for generations. This is our moment. And where we are met with cynicism and doubts and those who tell us that we can't, we will respond with that timeless creed that sums up the spirit of a people: Yes, we can. She was born just a generation past slavery; a time when there were no cars on the road or planes in the sky; when someone like her couldn't vote for two reasons because she was a woman and because of the color of her skin. And may God bless the United States of America." Click here to watch the speech. And he's fought even longer and harder for the country that he loves. To those who would tear this world down we will defeat you.
Yes We Can: Barack Obamas Road to the White House
"And this year, in this election, she touched her finger to a screen, and cast her vote, because after 106 years in America, through the best of times and the darkest of hours, she knows how America can change. Archived from the original on December 6, 2008. Those are values we all share, and while the Democratic Party has won a great victory tonight, we do so with a measure of humility and determination to heal the divides that have held back our progress. "It was built by working men and women who dug into what little savings they had to give 5 and 10 and 20 to the cause. What we've already achieved gives us hope for what we can and must achieve tomorrow. What progress will we have made? But one that's on my mind tonight is about a woman who cast her ballot in Atlanta. "Even as we stand here tonight, we know there are brave Americans waking up in the deserts of Iraq and the mountains of Afghanistan to risk their lives for.
I would not be standing here tonight without the unyielding support of my best friend for the last sixteen years, the rock of our family and the love of my life, our nation's next First Lady, Michelle Obama. 21 22 Even with the large threat at hand, no arrests were made related to the event. Kerry Candaele (November 7, 2008). After eight years as president, Barack Obama has made his farewell address to the nation, saying it was the honour of my life to serve you. It is only the chance for us to make that change. Our union can be perfected.