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Obama´s second inaugural is
a political speech

Associated Press, by Staff

Original Article

Posted By:JoniTx, 1/21/2013 4:28:03 PM

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama never mentioned the words Democrat or Republican, yet his second inaugural address was a decidedly political speech. The president was careful not to make his remarks overtly partisan, but he had a message for Republicans: Compromise and embrace government as part of the solution. Obama, emboldened by his re-election with ultimately comfortable margins, laid out a progressive agenda. He stood up for spending on entitlement programs, promoted immigration reform, gay marriage, tax reform and voter identification laws, and unexpectedly gave one of his most impassioned calls for climate change — an issue that

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: franq, 1/21/2013 5:30:12 PM     (No. 9130868)

Let me guess. I didn´t watch it. I was at work. "Hudda-hudda-hugh. So much to do. So little time..."


Reply 2 - Posted by: provide, 1/21/2013 8:38:41 PM     (No. 9131150)

How come Barney couldn´t have his wedding reception at the White House? I guess equal rights only goes so far.


   

 

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Japanorama, 1/22/2013 3:26:12 AM     (No. 9131554)

No doubt he´s busy dividing Americans into two groups: His voters and the taxpayers.



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