There he was on the shore of Lake Charles in Calcasieu Parish, the lieutenant governor leading the evacuation as Rita hit. He could feel when the hurricane wasn’t there, and then when it suddenly was – that’s the closest Mitch Landrieu can compare to May 7, the day he left office. As mayor of New Orleans he slept with his cell phone on his chest, always on edge for the police or fire chief to call — or if he left the phone downstairs, to be woken up by them banging on his door. That morning of his departure he got up, went to new mayor LaToya Cantrell’s inauguration, sat through her speech, wished her well. That afternoon, a tugboat caught fire on the river. One of the barges it was pushing slammed into a dock. Another barge hit a ship.Story Continued Below “My immediate reaction is, ‘Well, let me pick up the phone,’” Landrieu says, “and say, ‘Where are we and what are we doing?’ And then I realized, that’s … [Read more...] about Mitch Landrieu Wants to Know: Does He Have to Run for President?
Jfk inaugural address transcript
By Dr. Wayne W. Dyer The motivational speaker and author of such self-help books as "Your Erroneous Zones," "Wisdom of the Ages" and "10 Secrets for Success and Inner Peace," says one speech can change a person's life. "Sunday Morning" asked Dyer to list his five favorite addresses aimed at elevating and moving an audience to action. There are presented below, with video extracts. drwaynedyer.com Follow Dr. Wayne W. Dyer on Twitter (@DrWayneWDyer) and Facebook"I Can Do It 2015," Denver (April 24-26, 2015) Particularly what Jesus said about loving your enemies: "I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you." This would put an end to the endless wars that demonstrate man's inhumanity to man. Above: A performance by Robert Powell in Franco Zeffirelli's 1977 TV miniseries, "Jesus of Nazareth." Complete text: esvbible.org "I Have a Dream" Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s call to judge people by the content of their character rather … [Read more...] about Dr. Wayne Dyer’s top 5 motivational speeches of all time