"I think Barack knew that he had God-given talents that were extraordinary. He knows exactly how smart he is...He knows how perceptive hs is. He knows what a good reader of people he is. And he knows that he has the ability -- the extraordinary, uncanny ability -- to take a thousand different perspectives, digest them, and make sense out of them, and I think he has never been really challenged intellectually." --Valerie Jarret
Monday, June 27, 2005
Berlin's CheckCharlie Monument to be demolished
The City of Berlin wants to demolish the monument at Checkpoint Charlie commemorating the thousands murdered trying to escape East Germany.