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What Comes After the President’s Final State of the Union Address   [Copy link] 中文

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(From the Whitehouse.gov)

Six years and 358 days after taking office, President Obama just delivered his last State of the Union address. And in this final year of his presidency, the President has made clear to his staff that he’s keeping his foot on the gas.

In his speech tonight, President Obama didn’t focus on the past. He focused on the future.

Instead of simply laying out policy proposals for the next year, the President laid out a set of questions that will define the next generation and beyond.


1. What are the building blocks we need to give everyone a fair shot at opportunity and security in the new economy?

2. How do we make technology work for us, and not against us – especially when it comes to solving our biggest challenges?

3. How do we keep America safe and lead the world without becoming its policeman?

4. Finally, how can we make our politics reflect what’s best in us, and not what’s worst?


He was on defense on foreign policy, calling Republicans' strident threats of a growing ISIS overblown. Republican GOP candidates swiftly rebuked him for underestimating the threat of terrorism.


The President believes that if we can work together to address these big challenges, we can create a better future for generations to come.

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This post was edited by robert237 at 2016-1-13 20:03

The president of the USA is just a figurehead. The USA is an oligarchy ruled by a small number of extremely rich.
Elections are futile exercises staged to make the USA look like a democracy.
The same holds true for all of the west.
The various parties bicker and divert attention from the real problem. The rich get richer at the expense of those they rule.
This is the folly created by capitalism.
If capitalism promotes innovation and creativity then why aren't scientists and artists the richest people in a capitalist nation?

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Post time 2016-1-14 07:21:09 |Display all floors
It depends on who you put this question to. If you ask those who benefited during his tenure then he will be well liked. But if you ask those who opposes him then they will have many loads of "xywz.!!!!!!!" words for him. I like the way he carry his image well. Composed, assuring and confident. But only God knows if he was just been a good actor and the world is his stage.

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Post time 2016-1-14 08:13:26 |Display all floors
I think Chinese should keep their stinky noses out of other countries business and focus on their own issues.

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SumTingWong Post time: 2016-1-14 08:13
I think Chinese should keep their stinky noses out of other countries business and focus on their ow ...

Has your own business ever stolen or looted away by Chinese?

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SumTingWong Post time: 2016-1-14 08:13
I think Chinese should keep their stinky noses out of other countries business and focus on their ow ...

Has your own business ever stolen or looted away by Chinese?

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Post time 2016-1-14 09:09:20 |Display all floors
As a good actor I would give Obama an Oscar in 2017.
Round Up is good for developing the mind

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