My hometown, San Antonio, has one professional sports team, the Spurs. I am biased, of course, but the Spurs are an excellent NBA franchise. Because we only have the one team our fans are especially devoted to their Spurs. At any point in the year you can see Spurs banners flying outside of homes and “Go Spurs Go” stickers proudly displayed on bumpers. You can imagine what happens when the Spurs enter the playoffs. When we make the finals, the city grinds to a halt. I have often joined in a crowded room with people watching the Spurs compete … View Full Post
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Once again, I have had my mind blown by Invisible Children. I am so proud of these boys and the incredible group of young people they have assembled at the Fourth Estate. They were gracious to give me the opportunity to speak to what has to be the top 600 young people in our world. The meeting room was packed with young revolutionaries, the majority of them under 18.
I wish you could have seen how dialed in they were to each speaker. This is not your normal group of teenagers. They were actively debating social issues, committing to … View Full Post