Download file to see previous pages
Minimum wages were raised to $ 9 as a social security measure. Gun control laws will be strengthened. War on terror will be ended in soon and America will take only a supporting role in future in Afghanistan.
Obama seems to be particular about the development of manufacturing sector as a measure to boost America’s economic progress. In his opinion, manufacturing sector is the key in reducing unemployment and directing the country towards prosperity. Obama seems to believe in the economic principle of produce more and develop rapidly.
In my opinion, Obama has used this opportunity to give more emphasize to the actions taken in the past to boost America’s progress. He had not said much about his future plans. Some of his claims in the speech were slightly exaggerated. For example, he proudly announced that minimum wages were raised to $ 9 per hour. However, he had forgotten that this slight increase in minimum wages is nothing considering huge expenditure an average family faces daily. Moreover, he announced that the oil production has increased a lot in the recent past. However, still America is the second largest importer of oil resources from external countries. China like countries has already implemented big efforts to exploit renewable energy sources such as solar energy. However, Obama is still reluctant in spending much on developing renewable energy sources. It should be noted that China is the number one exploiter of solar energy at present and their progress is causing big concerns to America. However, Obama has not said anything about the challenges from China and India like Asian countries.
Even though Obama talked about war on terror and withdrawal of American forces from Iraq and Afghanistan, he said not much about America’s foreign policies on Middle East issues. Even though plenty of people expected a
...Download file to see next pagesRead More
The United States comprises of varied populations and it has basis on an ideology. All states have ideologies or systems of beliefs, values as well as ideas. The context in which the states operate and the way these contexts influence or shape the decisions they make is important.
The research involved in such undertaking drives the cutting edge of human knowledge and serves as the foundation of human progress. The wisdom it imparts educates a nation in a knowledge-dominated age and gives its graduates personal and intellectual fulfillment The benefits of a good higher education system are extensive that the risk of decline is considered utterly unacceptable
It perceives its currency and autonomy as the 'sovereignty issue', though the debate usually has little to do with national sovereignty in strict terms of international law; identity and policy autonomy.
The liberal free-trade proposed by the European Union threatens particular institutional structure for both its economy and its state.
To his credit, the new President was mild in his criticism of his predecessor George W. Bush. To the contrary, the speech appeared to focus on the progress and prosperity in the years ahead rather than point finger at the perpetrators of the present
State of the Union Address by reminding Americans that in December of 2011, he visited Andrews Air Force Base to welcome the last of the US troops who had served in Iraq. Obama (2012) stated that as a result, Americans had “offered a final, proud salute to the colors under
2. The philosophy that the president suggests in this sort of phrases is that of collectivism. He implies some sort of independence between the citizens of United States. It is for this reason that he has emphasized on facing the
The philosophy of collective action to meet the challenges of time is integral to the inaugural address of President Obama. The fast changing technologies, rapid globalization, environment degradation, increasing terrorism etc. are important issues which need to be
The US economy has substantial disparities between the rich and the poor, and vowed to solve it by himself without approval from the legislature. His decision was aimed at protecting poor American families against the