Import Essay

999 Words Jan 9th, 2015 4 Pages
Samantha Weeman
January 24, 2013

Inaugural Address Analysis

On January 21, 2013, President Obama gave his inaugural speech. By giving an inaugural speech, this means that the president will bear witness to the enduring strength of the constitution and affirm the promise of the democracy. In the beginning of his speech, he stated the vows he has agreed to make as a country together. He says, “Together, we discover that a free market only thrives when there are rules to ensure competition and fair play. Together, we resolve that a great nation must care for the vulnerable and protect its people from life’s worst hazards and misfortunes.” As the speech goes on, he explains that when times change we, the people, must do the same. We
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We must take the hard choices to reduce the cost of health care and the size of our deficit.” In 2005, George W. Bush presented his inaugural address. He starts off by saying that he will fulfill the oath he is about to swear. He begins saying that the survival of liberty in our land depends on the success of liberty in other lands. Meaning that the best hope for peace in the world is the expansion of freedom in the entire world. He goes on about how freedom, by nature, must be defended by citizens and sustained by the rule of law and protection of minorities. He proceeds to say that America will not impose its own style of government, but instead help others find their own voice, freedom, and make their own way. He says his biggest duty is to protect this Nation and its people from further attacks and emerging threats. He is here to help, not make things worse. He states that we as a nation will reform in other governments by making it known that success in our relations ill require the decent treatment of their own people. He brings up liberty- he says that, “There is no justice without freedom, and there an be no human rights without human liberty. Liberty will come with those who love it.” I love this line because it shows that liberty comes to those who try and to those to believe in it. He also brings up a point of widening ownership of things such as: homes, businesses,

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