It means seeing our foreign assistance as part of our national security, not charity. Ask the leader of al Qaeda in Yemen, who was taken out last year, or the perpetrator of the Benghazi attacks, who sits in a prison cell.
King believed would have the final word — voices of unarmed truth and unconditional love. Nearly 18 million people have gained coverage so far. You see, in a world of complex threats, our security and leadership depends on all elements of our power — including strong and principled diplomacy.
And each time, we overcame those fears. It should be the power of our vote, not the size of our bank account, that drives our democracy. Our public life withers when only the most extreme voices get attention. America has been through big changes before — wars and depression, the influx of immigrants, workers fighting for a fair deal, and movements to expand civil rights.
The president made no mention of the unfolding situation in his speech. Now, what is true -- and the reason that a lot of Americans feel anxious -- is that the economy has been changing in profound ways, changes that started long before the Great Recession hit; changes that have not let up.
We have to change the system to reflect our better selves. Our Founders distributed power between states and branches of government, and expected us to argue, just as they did, fiercely, over the size and shape of government, over commerce and foreign relations, over the meaning of liberty and the imperatives of security.
And as we speak, Iran has rolled back its nuclear program, shipped out its uranium stockpile, and the world has avoided another war.
Let a bipartisan group do it. Voices that help us see ourselves not, first and foremost, as black or white, or Asian or Latino, not as gay or straight, immigrant or native born, not as Democrat or Republican, but as Americans first, bound by a common creed.
I'll be shaking hands afterwards if you want some tips. It's the worst-kept secret in Washington. On Medium, people can follow along with the speech as they watch in real time at WhiteHouse. Finally, if we are serious about economic growth, it is time to heed the call of business leaders, labor leaders, faith leaders, and law enforcement — and fix our broken immigration system.
When we help Ukraine defend its democracy, or Colombia resolve a decades-long war, that strengthens the international order we depend on. It -- as -- even if the economy begins to recover, it could go higher as more people re-enter the workforce.
And what Mitt Romney said a while back, which is -- that part of this situation is letting the situation work itself out because the sad fact is that if people are in homes that they just clearly, clearly cannot afford, they need to leave the homes.The State of the Union is an annual address the President of the United States delivers to a joint session of the United States Congress, and it’s now broadcasted on live television.
It fulfills Article II; Section 3 of the U.S. Constitution—requiring the President to periodically give Congress. Jan 11, · WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will paint an optimistic picture in his final State of the Union televised address on Tuesday.
Building an economy that’s built to last, reclaiming the American dream, and economic fairness: these were some of the main themes of President Obama’s State of the Union address. - This document will analyze the state of the union addresses of President John F.
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Jan 12, · Transcript: President Obama's State Of The Union Speech Read the full transcript of President Obama's final State of the Union address and listen to the audio as delivered.Download