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Barrack Obama State of the Union Speech 2012

The State of the Union speech was spoken very well by President Obama and has impacted me in many ways. The first thing that caught my attention was when Obama talked about the war in Iraq. As a six years veteran, I have seen a lot of my friends come back with extreme levels of mental and physical pain. Obama addressed that in nine years of the war, for the first time there is no military personnel fighting in Iraq. Another issue the President menschen about the war in the Middle East, was the death of Osama Bin Laden. The President told everyone that Osama Bin Laden is no longer a threat to the United Sates. Finding Bin Laden and being able to capture and kill him seem like an impossible mission before President Obama took the seat. To accomplish these difficult tasks, the President mentions that without team work from all the branches in the military, none of these missions would have been completed. Those who have served in Iraq, finally get to go home and spend time with their family members. However, I believe that every military personnel should talk with a psychologist before they go back to their family members. It’s been research that Post Traumatic Stress Disorder affects 90 percent of Americans that had served in Iraq over the nine years period of the war.

Another great topic that Obama talked about in his speech was job opportunity. President Obama spoke about before he took office that General Motors was in the verge of collapse. Now since he became President, General Motors is on the top as the number one auto maker in the world. As far as the economy, Obama believes that everybody should get a fair shot, fair share and everyone should play by the same rules. He discuss about business has crated of more than 3 million job within the last 22 months. He blames the old polices that was set…...