Major Topics in President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address

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President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address President Barack Obama gave his 2014 State of the Union speech last week and as everyone was expected, the economy was the main dish on the table. Obama talked also about other problems such as, military operations; however, all these problems are related to the economy. I believe Mr. President’s speech could be divided into three parts: dealing with the economy, then a shorter segment on other domestic initiatives, and concluding with a summary of military operations. Obama Obama primly focused on the economy in his speech. He began by emphasizing on the economic opportunity needed for everyone in States. “Opportunity is who we are,” he said. The target is to improve and expand the …show more content…

Obama Domestic topics domestic issues, he talked about the education system and how education creates future economic opportunities. Obama then talked briefly immigration system. He asked the senate to reform immigration code before the end of 2014. In addition, He announced a new federal retirement suggestion called “MyRA.” After that He briefly commented on Care Act or ObamaCare and how it is positive and affordable especially for children who are able to remain on their parent’s plans for a longer period of time. He concluded his comments on domestic issues on the recent incidents of gun related violence and Voting Rights code. Obama The final part of Obama’s speech was about military operations and other related issues. Obama noted that U.S. troops have been fully pulled out from Iraq, as well as from Afghanistan shortly, but he said this was not the end of war against terrorism. He called once again to end Guantanamo Bay detention center for ever. Obama then talked about diplomatic efforts overseas, such as in Syria and how Syrians want to get rid of Bashar Al-Assad. Also he announced that U.S. exists for the Palestinian people; however, Israelis should exist too and be secure. Finally, he asked the Congress to allow negotiations with Iran to dissolve the nuclear weapon issue. Obamas speech was concluded with the story of a wounded soldier and his way to recovery. He connected this story with those of the U.S. as a whole. He said that even if the road

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