Quantcast

Planning to watch the inauguration?

L.A. Times 2013/01/19 22:00:00
You!
Add Photos & Videos
Barack Obama publicly took the oath of office for his second term Monday, strongly defending the ideology of his party as he urged Americans to accept compromise as a path toward solving the nation’s problems.

“Progress does not compel us to settle centuries-long debates about the role of government for all time – but it does require us to act in our time,” Obama said, shortly after taking the oath from Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. “Decisions are upon us, and we cannot afford delay. We cannot mistake absolutism for principle, or substitute spectacle for politics, or treat name-calling as reasoned debate.”

While just over 18 minutes– relatively short by historical standards -- the address hit several major policy priorities Obama hopes to pursue.

barack obama

Read More: http://www.latimes.com/news/politics/la-pn-obama-i...

Add a comment above

Top Opinion

Sort By
  • Most Raves
  • Least Raves
  • Oldest
  • Newest
Opinions

  • Stardust 2013/01/22 13:22:47
  • polkastria 2013/01/21 23:00:30
    Yes
    polkastria
    Started watching early with my daughter and when the husband and son came home from work, we ordered pizza and went right back to it.
  • Alexander 2013/01/21 22:38:02
    No
    Alexander
    +1
    Call me a sore loser, but this man will continue to destroy our country. Do not expect him to step down at the end of his second term.
  • Rusty Bubbles 2013/01/21 22:27:02
    No
    Rusty Bubbles
    I'll leave the Ooooo and ahhhh'n to these sensible folks


    Tee~hee


    ill leave ooooo ahhhhn folks teehee
  • Soup Man 2013/01/21 22:22:44
    No
    Soup Man
    fbs
  • Liberty Blade 2013/01/21 22:20:11 (edited)
    No
    Liberty Blade
    +1
    MEANWHILE, IN IRAQ:



    iraq children

    iraq children

    child iraq



    iraq httpwww uruknet depic php
  • juneathomas 2013/01/21 22:13:06
  • srini 2013/01/21 22:05:30
    No
    srini
    +1
    I'd much prefer watching grass grow ON CONCRETE!
  • hasher 2013/01/21 21:52:22
    No
    hasher
    +1
    no way i have waaaay better things to do than watch that socialist marxist idiot liberal be sworn in.
  • hasher hasher 2013/01/21 22:00:31
    hasher
    hows come im scrolling down on this and i see more nos than yesses but yet the la times posts more yesses than nos!!! they are pretty biased no??
  • True~Male 2013/01/21 21:38:12
    No
    True~Male
    Yes I watched it yesterday --
  • Michael 2013/01/21 21:36:29
    No
    Michael
    +2
    Nah, I don't want to hear him talk about nothing. I rather count ceiling tiles.
  • George 2013/01/21 21:27:22
    No
    George
    +3
    And unlike an Obama voter, you couldnt pay me to watch it.
  • polock 2013/01/21 21:21:35
    No
    polock
    +1
    it's another waste of time, which he gets for free on TV.
  • Patriotic 2013/01/21 21:19:32
    Yes
    Patriotic
    +2
    Yes, of course I am! I'm watching as we speak, and enjoying every bit of it.
  • JoeBob Scruggs 2013/01/21 20:58:06
    Yes
    JoeBob Scruggs
    +1
    Now we gonna roll over the repugnicants. Suck it. LOSERS!
  • True~Male JoeBob ... 2013/01/21 21:39:12
    True~Male
    I saw it yesterday
  • hasher JoeBob ... 2013/01/21 21:54:53
    hasher
    +1
    and do what?? watch him destroy the constitution and destroy this country further and turn us into socialism and communism??? no thanks!!!
  • Duke_Gryffindor 2013/01/21 20:50:09
    No
    Duke_Gryffindor
    +4
    no need to hear a moron talk about nothing.
  • lady_c5_loadmaster 2013/01/21 20:48:08
    No
    lady_c5_loadmaster
    +3
    Obama is the one who needs to accept compromise. When he does not get his way with congress he stoops to pushing executive orders for things which is over and above what they were meant for.
  • True~Male lady_c5... 2013/01/21 21:39:57
    True~Male
    Will Obama compromise with the republicans and the Libertarians ?
  • Michael 2013/01/21 20:47:35
    No
    Michael
    +2
    He should have donated all the money it took to put it on to schools!
  • justhef... Michael 2013/01/21 21:37:43
  • Jimm 2013/01/21 20:35:24
    No
    Jimm
    +3
    No way, no how. Makes me sick to my stomach to watch this man stand there and LIE with his hand on the Bible!
  • True~Male Jimm 2013/01/21 21:40:52
    True~Male
    +1
    I watched it on Sunday --January 20th the condensed version
  • L Dub 2013/01/21 20:34:20
    No
    L Dub
    +3
    Not interesed in hearing more of the same sociolistic rhetoric only a lot worse...
  • mach-1 BL-106 2013/01/21 20:29:36
    No
    mach-1  BL-106
    +3
    Way to busy house training my puppy. And could careless about the cheat in the WH.

    House training my puppy
  • Bastion 2013/01/21 20:24:22
    Yes
    Bastion
    +3
    Excellent speech.

    The online whining by the far right is infantile and verging on un-American.
  • MadMax 2013/01/21 20:23:29
    No
    MadMax
    +1
    Don't care and won't until we get away from hiring the lesser evil.
  • Stan 2013/01/21 20:22:34
    Yes
    Stan
    +3
    He gave a great speech, so I can understand most of these laughably primitive "No" sayers grunting out epithets as they sulk like precocious children, unbdoubtedly unable to understand the english language well enough to follow it, and who find it more comforting to retreat to their Barko loungers to crush a beer can or two on their foreheads. :)
  • Tuna Stan 2013/01/21 20:28:29
    Tuna
    self righteous?
  • Stan Tuna 2013/01/21 20:44:20
    Stan
    +2
    Hardly.But the ability to read, coupled with curiosity and a worldview that extends a liitle further than the local Mall comes in handy.
  • Tuna Stan 2013/01/21 20:48:37
    Tuna
    and before Obama?
  • Stan Tuna 2013/01/21 20:56:25
    Stan
    +1
    and before Obama, what?
  • Tuna Stan 2013/01/21 21:01:05
    Tuna
    You prefaced with "he gave a great speech so I can yada, yada". What about before that great speech?
  • Tuna Stan 2013/01/21 20:51:31
    Tuna
    What's that song they keep playing when showing Obama being sworn in? " at last, my love has come along; my lonely days are over and my life is like a song."?
  • Stan Tuna 2013/01/21 21:00:39
    Stan
    +1
    Even being a musician, I have a hard time imagining someone trying to make a point about a presidency based on a song! lol And even a good one, at that :)
  • Tuna Stan 2013/01/21 21:05:20
    Tuna
    Ettah James is mad because they play Beyonce's version.
  • Stan Tuna 2013/01/21 21:14:36
    Stan
    lol
  • Buzz 2013/01/21 20:09:41
    No
    Buzz
    +2
    I'd rather watch Pawn Stars reruns than Obama.

See Votes by State

The map above displays the winning answer by region.

News & Politics

2014/09/16 13:37:22

Hot Questions on SodaHead
More Hot Questions

More Community More Originals