“If you want to say that I was a drum major, say that I was a drum major for justice. Say that I was a drum major for peace. I was a drum major for righteousness. And all of the other shallow things will not matter.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Full Transcript of the President’s Remarks on Osama bin Laden
Good evening. Tonight, I can report to the American people and to the world that the United States has conducted an operation that killed Osama bin Laden, the leader of al Qaeda, and a terrorist who’s responsible for the murder of thousands of innocent men, women, and children.
On August 31, 2010 President Obama announced the end of combat operations in Iraq, keeping his promise to end the Iraq War responsibly.
PRESIDENT OBAMA’S 244 Accomplishments in 2009 and 2010.
Compared to the same time that Bush and the Republicans were in charge, nothing of this caliber was accomplished!
A Just And Lasting Peace
Your Majesties, Your Royal Highnesses, Distinguished Members of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, citizens of America, and citizens of the world:
I receive this honor with deep gratitude and great humility. It is an award that speaks to our highest aspirations – that for all the cruelty and hardship of our world, we are not mere prisoners of fate. Our actions matter, and can bend history in the direction of justice.
Four years ago Barack Obama promised to pass credit card reform, signing the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act to make sure everyone from main street to wall street plays by the same rules.
“A world-class education is the single most important factor in determining not just whether our kids can compete for the best jobs but whether America can out-compete countries around the world. America’s business leaders understand that when it comes to education, we need to up our game. That’s why we’re working together to put an outstanding education within reach for every child”. Barack Obama