Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Obama State Of The Union Speech 2011: FULL TEXT & VIDEO

What was the take home message for you?
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Obama State Of The Union Speech Video
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans:

Tonight I want to begin by congratulating the men and women of the

112th Congress, as well as your new Speaker, John Boehner.

(Applause.) And as we mark this occasion, we're also mindful of the

empty chair in this chamber, and we pray for the health of our

colleague -- and our friend -- Gabby Giffords. (Applause.)

It's no secret that those of us here tonight have had our differences

over the last two years. The debates have been contentious; we have

fought fiercely for our beliefs. And that's a good thing. That's

what a robust democracy demands. That's what helps set us apart as a



Aunk said...

What was your take home from the speech?

For me one of them was

President showed great respect for the Republican leader. And repub leader showed great respect for the President by having the congress sit together for the first time in my life time.

The question is not weather we can sit to gather today but can we work together tomorrow.

China and India invested in education. China has biggest solar development facility and fastest computer.

How do we win the future?

We have to out innovate, out educate and out build the rest of the world.

This is our sputnik moment.

Part 1
He will send a Green moon shot budget to congress. Pay for moon shot with tax subsidy's to oil company's

2035 80% electric from green energy

Part 2 Invest in education
Winner of super bowl and science fair
Race to the Top challenge to State, show us your effective innovation and we will show you the money. Replace No child left behind.

Korea teachers are known as nation builders.
focus add 100k Sci, tech eng and math teachers.

Goal in 10 yrs, America have highest proportion of collage grads in the world.

Part 3 (Third step)

Rebuild America for 21st century.
from high speed internet to high speed rail.

25 yr goal 80% American access to high speed rail. 90% of American connected to hi speed Inet.

HCR, Let's not re-fight past battles, fix what needs to be fixed and move forward.

Deficit reductions. Not on the backs of most vulnerable citizens. Will not touch SS. Excess spending tax break, and loop holes. Malpractice reform.

Kill tax cuts for millionaires.

More competent government. Last Gov't Reorg when we had Black and White TV's fish analagy. Vet can down load Emedical record.

Will submit bill

Transparent Gov't
- White HOuse
Who we see and What we spend on line
Challenged congress to do the same.

There was a Republican response to the speech as is expected and there was a Tea Party Response to the speech that was unexpected.

The party is split into TeaPubs.

Aunk said...

100k soldiers out of Iraq war coming to end.

Muslim Americans are a part of our American family.

Guys are in, Collages put military back in.

Afghanistan will start withdrawal in July.

War talk
We will win against Al Qaeda
Start treaty. Nuclear lock down.

Africa focus made Sudan elections possible.

Did not mention poor people middle class or Haiti

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