Barack Obama

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Barack Hussein Obama II (US /bəˈrɑːk huːˈseɪn oʊˈbɑːmə/; born August 4, 1961) is an American politician serving as the 44th President of the United States. He is the first African American to hold the office, as well as the first president born outside of the continental United States. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Obama is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School, where he served as president of the Harvard Law Review. He was a community organizer in Chicago before earning his law degree. He worked as a civil rights attorney and taught constitutional law at University of Chicago Law School between 1992 and 2004. He served three terms representing the 13th District in the Illinois Senate from 1997 to 2004, and ran unsuccessfully in the Democratic primary for the United States House of Representatives in 2000 against incumbent Bobby Rush. In 2004, Obama received national at... More

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Barack Obama #Best #God

Photo of Barack Obama But what we can do, as flawed as we are, is still see God in other people, and do our best to help them find their own grace. That's what I strive to do, that's what I pray to do every day.
Barack Obama #Failure

Photo of Barack Obama In America, there's a failure to appreciate Europe's leading role in the world.
Barack Obama #Faith

Photo of Barack Obama You know, my faith is one that admits some doubt.
Barack Obama #Future

Photo of Barack Obama Our combat mission is ending, but our commitment to Iraq's future is not.
Barack Obama #Time

Photo of Barack Obama People of Berlin - people of the world - this is our moment. This is our time.
Barack Obama #Change #Time

Photo of Barack Obama Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
Barack Obama #Family

Photo of Barack Obama I have Muslim members of my family. I have lived in Muslim countries.
Barack Obama #Change #Work

Photo of Barack Obama Now we're in the midst of not just advocating for change, not just calling for change - we're doing the grinding, sometimes frustrating work of delivering change - inch by inch, day by day.
Barack Obama #War

Photo of Barack Obama The United States is not, and never will be, at war with Islam.
Barack Obama #War

Photo of Barack Obama Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan and the war on terrorism have reduced the pace of military transformation and have revealed our lack of preparation for defensive and stability operations. This Administration has overextended our military.
Barack Obama #Work

Photo of Barack Obama Take off your bedroom slippers. Put on your marching shoes,' he said, his voice rising as applause and cheers mounted. 'Shake it off. Stop complainin'. Stop grumblin'. Stop cryin'. We are going to press on. We have work to do.
Barack Obama #Good

Photo of Barack Obama I think when you spread the wealth around it's good for everybody.
Barack Obama #Health

Photo of Barack Obama But if you - if what - the reports are true, what they're saying is, is that as a consequence of us getting 30 million additional people health care, at the margins that's going to increase our costs, we knew that.
Barack Obama #Marriage

Photo of Barack Obama I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Barack Obama #Money

Photo of Barack Obama Money is not the only answer, but it makes a difference.
Barack Obama #Money

Photo of Barack Obama I mean, I do think at a certain point you've made enough money.
Barack Obama #Power

Photo of Barack Obama As a nuclear power - as the only nuclear power to have used a nuclear weapon - the United States has a moral responsibility to act.
Barack Obama #Religion

Photo of Barack Obama It was not a religion that attacked us that September day. It was al-Qaeda. We will not sacrifice the liberties we cherish or hunker down behind walls of suspicion and mistrust.
Barack Obama #War

Photo of Barack Obama I don't oppose all wars. What I am opposed to is a dumb war. What I am opposed to is a rash war.
Barack Obama #War

Photo of Barack Obama But do I think that our actions in anyway violate the War Powers Resolution, the answer is no.
Barack Obama #War

Photo of Barack Obama We're not going to baby sit a civil war.
Barack Obama #War

Photo of Barack Obama We are not at war against Islam.
Barack Obama #Work

Photo of Barack Obama We need to steer clear of this poverty of ambition, where people want to drive fancy cars and wear nice clothes and live in nice apartments but don't want to work hard to accomplish these things. Everyone should try to realize their full potential.
Barack Obama #Work

Photo of Barack Obama John Kerry believes in an America where hard work is rewarded.
Barack Obama #Best #Education #Money

Photo of Barack Obama We have an obligation and a responsibility to be investing in our students and our schools. We must make sure that people who have the grades, the desire and the will, but not the money, can still get the best education possible.