Obama’s State of the Union Address, reactions


This is a video from Philadelphia, USA, of a complete Obama campaign speech on March 18, 2008. Interesting to compare it with the present.

Obama’s State of the Union Address: Cynicism, clichés and a call for austerity: here. And here.

Complete text of the address, with comments: here. More comments here.

Obama calls for ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ repeal: here.

1 thought on “Obama’s State of the Union Address, reactions

  1. Obama’s State of the Union: Year one of a corporate presidency

    By Billy Wharton
    January 27, 2010 — From the start, Barack Obama’s presidency has seemed
    like one big public relations campaign. Tonight’s State of the Union
    address did little to dissuade one from this view. Sagging under the
    weight of depressed dreams of hope and change, he desperately needed to
    appear as though he was doing something to address the growing needs of
    the US people. Emphasis was on “appearances”, since Obama’s speech
    delivered more of the same from his first year in office: high rhetoric
    with little substance.

    * Read more http://links.org.au/node/1483

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