A Look Back At Barack Obama's First Inaugural Address
January 21, 2013 - 9:03am
With a few short hours left until Barack Obama's second inaugural address, it is prudent to review the remarks, statements and promises from his first inaugural address delivered on January 20 2009. Various key sections have been highlighted. Inaugural Address By President Barack Hussein Obama My fellow citizens: I stand here today humbled by the task before us, grateful for the trust you've bestowed, mindful of the sacrifices borne by our ancestors. I thank President Bush for his service to our nation -- (applause) -- as well as the generosity and cooperation he has shown throughout this transition. Forty-four Americans have now taken the presidential oath. The words have been spoken during rising tides of prosperity and the still waters of peace. Yet, every so often, the oath is taken amidst gathering clouds and raging storms. At these moments, America has...
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