Monday, February 1, 2010

Some Excerpts from Obama's first State of the Union speech


He says there is more than a financial deficit: "We face a deficit of trust"


Obama: "It's time the American people get a government that matches their decency


From some on the right, I expect we'll hear a different argument, that if we just make fewer investments in our people, extend tax cuts, including those for the wealthier Americans, eliminate more regulations, maintain the status quo on health care, our deficits will go away.

The problem is, that's what we did for eight years.


Let's invest in our people without leaving them a mountain of debt.


In the 21st century, the best anti-poverty program around is a world-class education.

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