"We refuse to believe that there are insufficient funds in the great vaults of opportunity of this nation. So we have come to cash this check..."

This weekend is the Martin Luther King holiday in the USA, and would be a nice time to read, or re-read, some great preaching: the "I Have a Dream" speech, from US Constitution Online. I think it's often half-assumed that this speech was the source of the MLK video which U2 formerly inserted in the middle of live versions of "Pride," but that was actually the "I've Been to the Mountaintop" speech 5 years later - also worth reading. (Incidentally, I looked briefly online for the text of the U2 statement regarding Arizona's Gov. Meacham's opposition to this holiday which was read at the first night of the Joshua Tree tour, just to continue the MLK weekend theme, but couldn't find it. Anybody?)

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