Tag archive for ‘President Obama speech transcript’
By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

President Obama to turn to Executive Orders to get new climate change rules in place

President Obama laid out his comprehensive plan to reduce carbon pollution, prepare our country for the impacts of climate change, and lead global efforts to fight it. His Tuesday speech While the President once More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, June 8th, 2013
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President Obama doesn’t have speech waiting for him, calls for his ‘People’ VIDEO

President Obama was caught without his prepared remarks Friday afternoon, leading him a bit speechless as he called for his aides to frantically find a paper copy of his statement. Photo/donkeyhotey donkeyhotey.wordpress.com Obama, More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, May 20th, 2013

President Obama points to Martin Luther King Jr, Jim Crow and racism during Morehouse College commencement speech TRANSCRIPT

In a commencement address at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, President Barack Obama recalls Jim Crow laws and racism of the 40s and 50s. Morehouse College is a historically black college. “Dr. King More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, May 12th, 2013

President Obama recognizes Natoma Canfield during Obamacare speech, says medical care ‘is a right’

Natoma Canfield will once again visited the White House Friday afternoon for an event on the Affordable Care Act. Canfield has been applauded by the President in his battle for uninsured Americans after she became More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, May 6th, 2013

President Obama to college grads ‘reject’ voices that warn of government tyranny

President Barack Obama gave the commencement address to the graduating class of The Ohio State University at Ohio Stadium on Sunday and angered his opposition with comments about ignoring warnings of government More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, April 25th, 2013

President Obama America will recover together from the Texas plant explosion TRANSCRIPT

A row of 12 coffins, each draped with a flag, symbolizes the human cost of an explosion that destroyed much of a small Texas town and left the residents of that town searching for answers. Hundreds of firefighters More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, April 18th, 2013
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President Obama quotes scripture as encouragement in the wake of the Boston bombing, but cuts short of mention Jesus

President Barack Obama joined religious leaders on Thursday for an interfaith service at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Boston, Massachusetts. During his address, he delivered an inspirational message that invoked More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

President Obama makes gun control plea in Connecticut, attacks Republican filibusters plans and says ‘It’s not about politics’ TRANSCRIPT

President Barack Obama delivered an impassioned plea before a packed gymnasium in Hartford on Monday, almost four months after the horrific massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. The speech served More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

President Obama calls for gun control, minimum wages hikes and more spending in State of the Union address TRANSCRIPT

President Barack Obama outlined an ambitious agenda in his State of the Union address Tuesday that included raising the minimum wage, increasing spending on infrastructure, attacking climate change and passing gun-control More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 7th, 2013

President Obama National Prayer Breakfast address speech is strong on Christian faith, ‘nail-scarred hands of Jesus Christ’

 Wednesday morning President Barack Obama spoke at the annual National Prayer Breakfast address, during which he highlighted his Christian faith, praised Martin Luther King Jr. and Abraham Lincoln and encouraged More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, January 21st, 2013
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TRANSCRIPT President Obama’s second inauguration speech

President Obama was sworn into office as President for a second term and Monday delivered his inauguration speech. The President urged Americans today to reject political “absolutism” and partisan politics More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 17th, 2013

TRANSCRIPT President Obama, Joe Biden speech on gun control

VP Joe Biden and President Obama’s remarks and the unveiling of new gun control proposals, delivered on Jan. 16, 2013 President Barack Obama signs letters written by Hinna Zeejah, Grant Fritz, Julia Stokes, and More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, December 17th, 2012

President Obama visits Newtown Connecticut ‘You are not alone’ TRANSCRIPT

Sunday President Obama traveled to Newtown, CT to meet with the families of those who were lost in Friday’s tragic shooting, and to thank first responders for their work. (See full text of his speech below) President More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, November 15th, 2012
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President Obama holds first press conference in 8 months FULL TRANSCRIPT

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: Good afternoon, everybody. Please have a seat. President Barack Obama is introduced as he enters the East Room of the White House for a news conference, Nov. 14, 2012. (Official White House More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 7th, 2012
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President Obama says ‘best is yet to come’ in acceptance speech TRANSCRIPT

President Obama stood victorious Tuesday night in Chicago after defeating GOP candidate Mitt Romney to accept the second term as President of the United States.   screenshot of President Obama delivering his More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

President Obama speaks out against sex trade, human trafficking FULL SPEECH TRANSCRIPT

After stepping off the podium at the United Nations, President Obama made another speech at the Clinton Global Initiative, vowing to combating modern day slavery. Former President Bill Clinton watches from backstage More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 25th, 2012
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President Obama praises Chris Stevens to UN Assembly, calls for ‘universal values’

President Obama began his address to the UN Assembly by praising Libyan ambassador Christopher Stevens, who was murdered on September 11th. J. Christopher Stevens, United States ambassador to Libya from May 2012 More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

President Obama delivers 9/11 Memorial speech at the Pentagon

President Obama marked the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks Tuesday morning during a ceremony at the Pentagon memorial, where he told the families who lost loved ones there that the tragic day brought the More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 7th, 2012

President Obama says ‘problems can be solved’ as he ‘needs more time’ TRANSCRIPT

The Daily Beast calls President Obama’s DNC closing speech a “sober call to arms” as he accepts the nomination and will seek a second term. The President simply says he needs more time. “I won’t More...

By deskofbrian On Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

Five years ago Barack Obama announced his run for President

February 10, 2007 was a cold day in Springfield, Illinois as then Senator Barack Obama announced at the Old State Capitol Building his intentions to run for President of the United States of America. Just under More...

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