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Barack Obama

English The Real Barack Obama By: Trae Hemphill Barack Hussein Obama II August 4, 1961 Barack Hussein Obama II, or “Barry,” his child hood name given to him by his father was brought into this world in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA by his mother, Ann Dunham, and father Barack Obama Sr. His parents met as college students at the University of Hawaii. Their relationship was frowned upon by both sets of parents; though it did not stop them from blessing the world with Barack Obama Jr. After a short...

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Early Life and Career Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States, was born on August 4, 1961 in Honolulu, in the state of Hawaii to Barack Obama, Sr. (1936–1982) (born in Rachuonyo District,Kenya Colony, British Empire) and Stanley Ann Dunham, known as Ann (1942–1995) (born in Wichita, Kansas, United States). Obama spent most of the early years of his childhood in Honolulu, where his mother completed college after his parents divorced. Obama started a close relationship with his maternal...

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Barack Obama

Barrack Obama was born August 4th, 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Before being inaugurated as president on January 20, 2009 he had a whole different life. He graduated high school at Punahou School in 1979. Following high school, Obama moved to Los Angeles in 1979 to attend Occidental College. Later in 1981, he transferred to Columbia University in New York City, where he majored in political science with a specialty in international relations and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 1983. He worked for...

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Barack Obama Research Paper

Barack Obama On August 4th, 1961 in Honolulu, Barack Obama was born. Barack’s mother, Ann Dunham, lived in Wichita, Kansas during her life, while her father was employed on oil rigs in Great Depression time. After the Pearl Harbor attacks led by Japan, Ann’s father, Stanley Dunham joined United States Armed Forces under George Patton’s control and marched across Europe. Obama’s father, Barack Obama Sr., was born of Luo ethnicity in Nyanza Province, Kenya. Barack Obama Sr. lived his...

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The President Barack Obama Biography

Hawaii, Barack Obama is the 44th and current president of the United States. He was a civil-rights lawyer and teacher before pursuing a political career. He was elected to the Illinois State Senate in 1996, serving from 1997 to 2004. He w as elected to the U.S. presidency in 2008, and won re-election in 2012 against Republican challenger Mitt Romney. President Obama continues to enact policy changes in response to the issues of health care and economic crisis. Barack Hussein Obama was born...

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Barack Obama`S Speech Analysis

The aim of this paper is to examine the strategies of President Barack Obama, and its ideological component, also why Barack Obama use exact words and how strong is the influence. The topic has been studied before by Juraj Horvath (2010),Jana Langrova(2010) and Junling Wang(2010).Therefore, the goal of the conducted research paper is to find out which of the political are used more often in the speech of Barack Obama, and what does it mean. The enabling objectives to get the research goal...

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Letter To Barack Obama

President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear President Barack Obama, I, Malcolm Little, am writing to you on behalf of the community of people of color. There are many pressing issues in the United States of America concerning inequality for minorities. I would like to specifically address issues concerning African Americans and Pan-Africanism, the current War on Drugs, and also educational empowerment. Before I tackle the matters above, I would first...

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Analyse the Speech of Barack Obama

In this essay I am going to compare and contrast the speeches of Barack Obama (‘Yes we can’) and Martin Luther King (I have a dream). When we talk about 'language', sometimes we mean speech (spoken language), sometimes writing (written language).Do you think is there any difference between spoken language and written language? Of course, speech is spoken and heard, while writing is written and read. There are many types of spoken languages such as news report, interview, speech, debates and conversations...

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Senator Barack Obama

well-being is currently skewed, and there is need for immediate reformation in policy. One man promising to address this problem, and bring on this change in the government, is current Democratic Presidential Nominee: Senator Barack Obama of Illinois. Barack Hussein Obama was born August 4, 1961, and lived much of his childhood in the state of Hawaii. Being the son of a black Kenyan father and a white American mother, he has been able to live a very culturally diverse life, and also has had the...

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A Comparison of Barack Obama and Abraham Lincoln

constantly remake ourselves to fit our larger dreams.” (Senator Barack Obama, 2005) The above quotation, by Senator Barack Obama, during the inauguration of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, displays Obama’s views on Lincoln’s accomplishments not only during his presidency, but also throughout the course of history. Obama applauded the contributions made by Abraham Lincoln, the nation’s 16th president. As time has progressed, and Obama has announced his campaign for presidency, more and more people...

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President Barack Obama

President Barack Obama Depends on how an individual’s view is of a person doing a good deed or going to war to fight for freedom, the definition of a hero can vary. Within our reading there were many heroes, because of the characters they played within the stories and the causes they fought far. My definition and view of a hero is his or her heroic characteristics and the ability to fight through misfortune and achieve a greater destiny above all. My hero is our 44th and new president of the United...

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George W. Bush/Barack Obama

Tena Vaughn Eng. 11103.09 Comp 1 November 12, 2010 Comparison/Contrast Essay George W. Bush / Barack Obama Many would argue that former president George W. Bush and current president Barack Obama are very different. While this is true some would be surprised at the similarities between these presidents. The differences between the two presidents go beyond style, of course. However, if one looked at the major economic and defense policies the differences...

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Barack Obama - Back to School Event

Obama: Back to School Event How do you motivate the young people to go to school – which is a great privilege – and get a good education instead of using all their spear time on video games and the TV? “Obama: Back to School Event” is a speech by the American president Barack Obama which he held at Wakefield High School in Arlington, Virginia at September 8 in 2009 – and in this speech Obama emphasizes the importance of education and hard work. The president is expecting to get the reaction that...

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Barack Obama Speech: Back to School

bring them one step closer to their future. This following speech “Back to School” by President Barack Obama is given on September 8th 2009, at Wakefield High School in Arlington, Virginia. Back to School is a speech given to all students on September 8th 2009. President Obama covers topics such as responsibility toward America, and how to create your own future. All the way through the text, Obama brings up memories from his own childhood, and how he made his way through school and education...

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Dreams of My Father- By: Barack Obama

Chapter 1: Dreams From My Father President Barack Obama's Dreams from My Father examines significant aspects of feministic influence throughout the book. One of the most influential characters in Barry’s life is his mother. We first see an influence of Obama’s mother in the preface. Obama mentions how differently he would have written the book, if he had known his mother wouldn’t survive her illness. He would have written it with a drastic difference in the way his mother is portrayed throughout...

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Barack Obama and Medicaid

Obamacare Obamacare is a huge topic being discussed between many politicians and regular people across the country. Obamacare is the major “accomplishment” of President Obamas Presidency. While democrats generally are in favor of Obamacare, the republicans are against it. The arguments against Obamacare are the effects on Medicaid, whether it is constitutional or not, and costs of running it. I personally side with the republicans against Obamacare. First thing is the negative effects on...

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Barack Obama and the Bush Tax Cut

Barack Obama and the Bush Tax Cuts From 2007, the global financial crisis caused the global economy in turmoil. Because the crisis originally from the defaults of the U.S. subprimes mortgage market, the financial institutions are experiencing a dramatically hard time, especially five major U.S. investment banks. In the Unite States, the stock market decrease about 40% off, and the real estate prices also fell sharply, so the wealth of household had fallen. Because of this situation, household take...

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Barack Obama and Same-Sex Marriage

Barack Obama and Same-Sex Marriage Throughout the United States, many people hold differing opinions on the legality and morality of same-sex marriage. Subsequent generations of people have fought for and against the rights of same-sex couples. Sympathetic activist groups constantly strive to ease same sex couples’ enduring struggle to fit in a volatile society. The public perception of same-sex marriage has evolved methodically throughout U.S. history. In 2012, the President of the United States...

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Franklin D. Roosevelt and Barack Obama

The administrations of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Barack Obama both began with the Nation in economic hardships. Franklin D. Roosevelt enacted many policies that we still use today. Barack Obama has also has taken steps to help America come out of the economic recession we have recently faced. Both Presidents were also in office when the nation was involved in war. Below are a summary of both Presidents’ administrations. Franklin D. Roosevelt took office as the 32nd President of the United States...

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The Leadership Style of Barack Obama

wrote about who he thinks Barack Obama is and why he thought he should be president: ” ….that's the man I want to run my country: the man who has the courage to do what's best for all of us, and not to compromise because it provides him with some short-term gain. Show me the man that will risk losing the election because he won't compromise his values, and I'll show you the man that deserves the right to be called the President of the United States of America.” -from “Barack Obama’s Integrity” by...

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Barack Obama 2009 Inauguration Speech Analysis

English 2.10 – Analyzing an Oral Text Barack Obama Speech Analysis In the compelling Inauguration speech of Barack Obama, the first African-American President, a large range of language and oratory techniques are utilized to convey his message to an audience of over a million Americans. The speech was delivered on the traditional inauguration date of the 20th January 2009, on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial where, 45 years earlier, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his iconic ‘I Have a Dream’...

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Semiotic Analysis of Barack Obama in Time Magazine

and the man on the front cover is Barack Obama – who was a favourite at the time. The bias of the picture, the cover’s anchorage and the article altogether show that the underlying purpose of this magazine’s issue was to influence readers to side with TIME and vote for this man. This cover resembles a famous picture taken of Martin Luther King Junior and serves to link Obama with the American Civil-Rights hero in order to influence the reader’s position towards Obama. This cover can be seen as a metaphor...

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Barack Obama Inagural Address Summary W/ Inserts Blcok Quotes

I think that Barack Obama’s Inaugural speech was extremely inspiring, motivating, and most of all in my opinion comforting to a rehabilitating nation in dire need. In the introductions and openings of the majority of Barack Obama's speech in my opinion he starts on a “down note”, but on the other hand; He was generally had an optimistic and friendly tone throughout his inaugural address you can say personally from a American citizen’s perspective it is safe to say that it was even “touching”. I think...

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Barack Obama Examined Through an Adlerian Framework Superiority Striving

point of view is Adler called a style of life. I will compare President Barack Obama’s superiority striving to Adlerian Theory Obama did not have a relationship with his father as a child. As an infant, Barack father Obama Sr. relocated to Massachusetts to attend Harvard University, to receive a Ph.D. Barack's parents separated several months later and divorced in March 1964. In 1965 at the age of 2, President Barack Obama Jr., father returned to Kenya. In 1965, Obama’s mother Ann Dunham married...

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Barack Obamas Speech - Back to School

Barack Obama’s speech – Back to School Barack Obama held a speech on September 8, 2009 called “Back to School”. He held the speech to students of all ages. From kindergarten to high school. Obamas intention with the speech was to evoke a feeling of the responsibility that follows when it comes to education. The speech is build up very normally. The opening; where he talks about the first day in a semester, and the pressure, which lies on your shoulders. The narrative; it is basically the background...

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How Does Barack Obama Engage His Audience?

Barack Obama engages his audience through means of promoting inclusivity, an informal friendly stance and a family appeal. The non-verbal communication and rhetorical devices Obama uses adds up to a very engaging speech. I will be comparing Obama’s race speech in Philadelphia with the David Letterman interview. The structure of Obama’s Speech is very important. The words are made to flow from beginning to end, without break. The speech starts by Obama placing himself in history with the 1787...

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Essay on Obama

Barack Obama! Throughout, American history there has been many influential leaders who have brought justice, freedom, and change to its nation. From George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and now finally the 44th president of the USA “Barack Hussein Obama”, there have been many great people who have made history. As the first African American to become president and instil the ideology “Yes We Can” a motto now embedded in American tradition. Obama has succeeded in bringing free health care as...

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Conflict: Barack Obama and Vocal Orchestra

with those that have directly encountered the conflict and therefore are able to emotionally unite with them. Such unity is clearly demonstrated through the sympathetic and overpowering words of President Barak Obama. Speaking as not only a leader of the nation but also a father of two, Obama offers his condolences “on behalf of the nation,” offers “every single resource [needed] to investigate the crime” and through tears displays his “overwhelming grief.” By doing this he is inviting the nation to...

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Obama speech

like to analyse and comment on Barack Obama’s speech “Back To School Event”, a speech delivered at Wakefield High School in Arlington, Virginia in 2009. My main focus through my essay will be the way President Barack Obama addresses the audience and the values he advocates. I will also talk about the composition in the speech. At the end of my essay I will make a conclusion that will sum up my main points, which I have realized during my analysis. President Barack Obama held a speech at Wakefield...

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Barack Obama and Affordable Care Act

Obamacare, or what is formally known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, is federal legislation that was signed into law on March 23, 2010 by present Barak Obama. The act aims to reform national healthcare and give more people than before access to affordable healthcare. The overall goal of the act is to cover all persons regardless of their conditions or other factors. The passing of Obamacare has led to much conflict in the government and throughout the nation. In particular, recently...

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Barack Obama State of the Union Critique

President Barack Obama State of the Union Address Critique The leader of the free world, President Barack Obama, addressed Congress and the fellow citizens of the United States of America on the current State of the Union. The President enlightened America on multiple issues concerning the economy, education, jobs, foreign affairs and more. The speech given on the night of January 27th 2010 attracted over 48 million television viewers. Strong attitudes and opinions were exemplified immediately...

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Affirmative Action: Has the Election of Barack Obama Changed the Discussion?

Eze Simpson Osuagwu 4/21/2012 Affirmative Action: Has the Election of Barack Obama Changed the Discussion? With the election of an African American as President, many would think that the question of affirmative action and equal opportunity have been finally laid to rest in the United States. This perception may seem to be true for the protagonists of affirmative action, who over the years have believed that the struggle for civil rights and equal opportunity can only be seen to fruition if an...

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Prepared Remarks of President Barack Obama: Back to School Event

B. Prepared Remarks of President Barack Obama: Back to School Event On 8th September, 2009 President Barack Obama held a speech at Wakerfield High School in Arlington, Virginia, which focuses on how important education is for their country now and for its future. It was the first day of school for numerous of children all around America, and on the very same day Barack Obama shared a little bit of his childhood and how he struggled when he was young. The speech is based on responsibility and not...

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Barack Obama: Speech To The Nation On Passage Of New Health Care Reform Bill

|Name |Justice Gray | |MLA Citation |Obama, Barack. "American Rhetoric: Barack Obama -- Speech to the Nation on Passage of New Health Care Reform Bill ." American Rhetoric: | | |The Power of Oratory in the United States. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Sept. 2011. | | |. ...

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Analysis og Barack Obama back to school

Barack Obama: Back to School The President of America, Barack Obama held the speech named “Back to School” at Wakefield High School in Virginia on September 8th, 2009. The speech concerns the importance and prominence of education and good will, and encourages the students to do their best in school. This paper includes an analysis and interpretation of the speech’s main points, followed by a rhetorical analysis. One of the main statements in the speech is the declaration of how education...

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What Motivates Obama?

motivates Obama? Barack Obama, the first African-American president, can in some ways be an inspiration to many people. But, many people do become curious about what motivates Barack Obama. Many people would not be able to try and run for the most responsible and prestigious job in the world, especially if you were under the circumstances that Obama underwent. Understanding theories of motivation can help us understand why people choose to do the things they do. First, looking at Barack Obama's...

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obama presidency

praising president Barack Obama for the goals he has achieved, but meets a turning point halfway. Then some light is shed on the global warming and climate changes. I used the word supermassive black hole in two ways: first as the black hole in Obama’s mind, referring to global warming which he seems to have forgotten about, then it is used as a consequence of our way of life: black holes and other problems are being created by our nuclear power stations. The illustration shows how Obama ‘uses’ nature...

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ESSAY about Barak Obama

 “DO YOU THINK THAT BARACK OBAMA IS A GOOD PRESIDENT? WHY OR WHY NOT?” Barack Obama has been considered one of the black people most influential in the world in addition, he became the first black people president of United States of America and he has been in the eyes of much countries in especial countries from South America however, it has many questions like if it is a good or a bad president for USA and to the world, by the way how governs their country, but for me he is a bad president for...

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Obama Campaign

The Obama Campaign Strategy Case Study Analysis 1. Executive Summary This case attempts to provide an understanding of the main reasons of success in the Obama campaign strategy in 2008. Obama`s victory was a result of a well-planned marketing campaign that targeted the right market segments with the right message. When Barack Obama announced his candidacy for the American presidency in 2007, the newly released Gallup Poll of Democratic Presidential Candidates demonstrated that Hillary Clinton...

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Rough Draft of Paper on Obama

“Health-Care Reform: McCain vs. Obama.” Which relates to Obama’s plan for healthcare and McCain plan though her view is that McCain plan is less likely to help the people who don’t have healthcare. By Catherine Arnest saying, “There is a basic philosophical difference at the heart of the health-care reform proposals of Senators John McCain and Barack Obama, and in this case McCain really is the maverick.” Catherine stating this meaning that she feels Barack Obama has a better plan for fixing healthcare...

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place of his birth was called into question, and he refused to produce a birth certificate, people said it didn’t matter. WHEN he had an association in Chicago with Tony Rezco––a man of questionable character and who is now in prison and had helped Obama to a sweet deal on the purchase of his home––people said it didn’t matter. WHEN it became known that George Soros, a multi-billionaire Marxist, spent a ton of money to get him elected, people said it didn’t matter. WHEN he started appointing...

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Obama the Good, Bad, and Ugly

Terrorism Obama the Good, Bad, and Ugly President Barack Obama is the 44th president of the United states twice elected. His family is composed of his father who is from Kenya and his mother who is from Kansas. He was raised by his grandfather and grandmother. He made his way through college with scholarships and student loans. He then moved to Chicago where he worked with the churches there to help rebuild the communities that were ruined by the steel plant closing. ("President Barack Obama."The...

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Dreams from My Father (Barack Obama)

Dreams from My Father archives Barack Obama’s journey, and struggles, to find his identity. Obama quickly admits that race is an important part of himself, and it is that quest of race and identity that pushes him to question his own uniqueness. Ultimately spanning both worlds of the vastly different cultures of his life in America and his roots in Kenya causes Obama confusion and self-doubt. It is through the steady love of his family that allows Obama to truly find acceptance and identity...

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Lincoln Obama

Carolina, who asked if his deadline to begin withdrawal in July 2011 was firm. “I have to say that,” Mr. Obama replied. “I can’t let this be a war without end, and I can’t lose the whole Democratic Party.” Once again we have the supposed Commander and Chief showing that politics and keeping his base happy are more important than winning the war. Showing once again how idiotic it is to compare Obama to the likes of FDR or Lincoln. You can bet that FDR did not say “I don’t want to lose my democratic...

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President Obama

the Union speech of his second term. With no more presidential elections to face, Obama seems to be taking advantage of that newfound freedom to speak more forcefully on his second-term agenda items, like immigration overhaul, gun control and climate change, than he generally did during his first term. So expect to see that increased forcefulness on display during his speech to a joint session of Congress. Obama himself has acknowledged that he has decided to be unapologetic about his priorities...

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Obama Selma Speech

support a cause or take action. In his speech addressed at the 50th anniversary of Selma march, President Barack Obama uses rhetoric to persuade his audience, Americans as a whole, to discourage racism in the United States. President Obama appeals to the rhetorical strategies, uses rhetorical devices, and applies a presentation style; which make his speech effective in terms of rhetoric. President Obama appeals to ethos, pathos, and logos to get his message about racism across to his audience. Throughout...

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Personality Profile of Barrack Obama

Barack Obama became the 44th President of the United States of America on the 20th January of the year 2009 (Rollason, 2010). It was undoubtedly a monumental moment as he was the first African American president in the history of America. President Obama, in many ways, has been relatively compared so frequently to prestigiously remembered figure; Martin Luther King Jr (Abramsky, 2009). Critics and supporters alike have labeled Obama as being the once-in-a-lifetime charismatic leader (Abramsky,...

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Obama speech

high school education. Aristotle would be displeased to say the least. In 2008, then senator Barack Obama delivered a speech to the Mapleton Expeditionary School of the Arts titled “What’s Possible for our Children.” Though intended for his election campaign, the speech also reflected this introduction’s attitude, calling attention to the gaping holes in American education. More specifically, however, Obama promoted educational reform based on a three-point platform: “fixing” No Child Left Behind (an...

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Compare/Contrast Mccain and Obama

just look the other way. Examine the $700 billion bailout plan, who got the money? Nobody knows for certain. McCain and Obama each have different but reasonable ideas to help this wonderful country rely less on foreign aid and utilizing the energy sources that are available right here in America, the McCain ad emphasizes off-shore drilling and new cleaner energy, and the Obama ad focuses on only new cleaner energy without any way of improving the current situation while research takes place. ...

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Obama - Background and Beliefs

Background and Beliefs: Barack Obama Barack Hussein Obama Jr. was born on August 4, 1961 to a Kenyan father and American mother in Honolulu, Hawaii. When he was two years old, his parents separated and later divorced. After his father received his Doctor of Philosophy in Economics from Harvard, he moved back to his native country of Kenya, where he became a finance minister until he was killed in a car accident in 1982. His mother remarried, and Obama moved with his mother and new stepfather...

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Role of Obama in Promoting Globalization

U.S. is falling into a recession and domestic industries and markets are collapsing * Partly because of the integration of the U.S. economy in the world economy, the world is slipping into a global recession Obama’s views on globalization * Obama believes globalization will continue to be beneficial to the U.S. if we pursue multilateral trade agreements judiciously * He believes that globalization will continue with or without the U.S. being a main participant He believes we must “embrace”...

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Comparing Speeches from Obama and Mlk

MLK/Obama Comparative Essay On September 18, 1963, in Birmingham, Alabama, tragedy struck Sixteenth Street Baptist Church when a bomb planted in the basement detonated and killed four young teenage girls, who were changing into choir robes. Nearly 50 years later, a similar tragedy occurred in Newtown, Connecticut. Twenty-six were shot multiple times at Sandy Hook Elementary school, 20 of those killed victims being kindergarteners. After the bombing, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave a public eulogy...

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Obama Care

the last to adopt this government mandated insurance coverage, is possibly one of the most widely asked question around the nation. This, however; is all in the process of changing and will be completed by 2014 with the passing and implantation of Obama-care. There are three systems or levels of coverage under Universal Health Care; Single Payer, Two-Tier, and Insurance Mandate. Could one of these be beneficial to the United States and what is in store for the United States as we moved toward the...

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Obama Inauguration

On January 20, 2009, President Obama was officially elected and sworn in as the forty-fourth president of the United States of America. The tradition of being elected requires the president to give a speech about the goals they want to reach during their presidency. The president must make a speech that, appeals to the audience while being professional. Obama uses rhetoric to achieve presenting his message of creating hope and change together in America while fixing the economic and social challenges...

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Why Obama Won the 2012 Election

Why Obama won the 2012 Election The American elections of 2012 was very competitive between the Democrat candidate Barrack Obama, who was the president then, and Mitt Romney, the Republican candidate. The campaigns and presidential debates were quite heated and as has been earlier mentioned, it was tight for each of them as polls clearly indicated that both Obama and Romney had more or less an equally high chance of winning the presidential elections. Demographics played a significant part in...

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Obama and de Tocqueville

severely mismanaged. I believe a change, a new circulation, and fresh thinking is in order—and I believe Sen. Barack Obama is currently the most viable agent of change. It seems as though his often repeated platform banner of “CHANGE” seems to be exactly what most citizens are yearning for. In pouring through and examining countless research for this paper, I noticed immediately that Obama has written and published many articles, books, and journals—in short the man is undoubtedly well-spoken, expressive...

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Martin Luther King, Obama, and Douglass

future Countless have said that all men were created equal, but what about the prodigious black men of all time. Were King, Douglass, and Obama all created equal, or were these men chosen to be predestined for greatness? What constitutes "greatness" in politics? Names that come readily to mind, like Martin Luther King, Jr., Frederick Douglass, and Barack Obama, are those who rose to inspire their countries in times of turmoil and change; so it seems that circumstances are just as important as character...

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MLK vs. Obama

Martin Luther King Jr. vs. President Obama Martin Luther King Jr. and President Barack Obama have both written and performed their fair share of speeches throughout their respective lives. The two speeches that are being compared are President Obama’s “A More Perfect Union” speech and Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Letter from Birmingham City Jail” letter. President Obama spoke this speech while his was campaigning for the presidency in February of 2007, while his was running against Senator Hillary...

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Obama - Back to School

Prepared remarks of President Barack Obama: Back to School Event The president Barack Obama held a speech called “Back to School” on September 8, 2009. The speech was about the responsibility that you have as a young individual - responsibility to yourself, your teachers, parents and your country. Obama mentions, among other things, that you have to attend school to find out what you are good at and thereby what you want to make out of your future. He says that, without any education you’re never...

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African American and Obama

In “A More Perfect Union’”, a speech given by Barack Obama, there are multiple issues addressed, with race being the biggest of them all. In Obama’s speech, his main focus is the issue of racism, and he touches on the examples of racism today and how we should cope with these problems. Obama uses various tones and experiences in both his life and the lives of others as well, to portray his thoughts on the subject. Obviously in a speech about racism given by an African American man, there are...

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