Organizing A More Perfect Union

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Attempting a More Perfect Union Barack Obama’s campaign speech, “A More Perfect Union,” not only is it one of the best campaign speeches ever given, but also a great outline for the needs of America and what to do to create a more perfect union. He outlines that we can take care of all the races of America who do not have health care as long as we take it on together, that the real problem isn’t someone taking your job, it’s the corporation sending it overseas for a profit, and that we’ll show our patriotism by caring for the men and women of every color who serve and fight together by giving them the benefits they have earned. However, this campaign speech is almost eight years old and the question is did Barack Obama and we the people do the things that were needed to improve the imperfect union, in some ways he did and in others areas he failed to create a more perfect union; In Barack Obama’s campaign speech, “A More Perfect Union” he addresses racial tensions, white privilege, and race and inequality in the United States. Barack Obama states that a primary task set out at the beginning of his campaign was to continue the long march for a more just, more equal, more free, more caring, and more prosperous America. The reason Obama ran for presidency at that moment in history was because, “I believe deeply that we cannot solve the challenges of our time unless we solve them together – unless we perfect our union by understanding that we may not look the same and we may not have come from the same place, but we all want to move in the same direction – toward a better future for our children and our grandchildren.” Barack Obama feels that if we come together as one than we can solve problems of today’s society such as a failing... ... middle of paper ... ...gether,” do you think the people of the nation believe in what Obama has to say, because their actions of riots show the opposite of belief. Obama believes that we cannot solve the nation’s challenges unless we solve them together, but he cannot bring the nation together as one. In Obama’s years as president his campaign speech pointed out three major problems of racial tensions, white privilege, and race and inequality in the United States that he planned on solving by creating a more perfect union. Obama solved the health care crisis with the Affordable Care Act, but in his time of presidency he did not bring the union together as one. Overall Obama’s presidency wasn’t a failure, but like many presidents before Obama the president will give a campaign speech that has many tasks that need solving and have a difficult time doing what the president said he would do.
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