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Inaugural Speeches

Killing Me Softly (Part Two)...Solution: Ethical I-power

G. Benjamin Bingham | Posted 09.22.2016 | Impact
G. Benjamin Bingham

There is an opportunity for a resurgence of ethical individualism now, a philosophy that ultimately means this: we each own our future. There is no massive following for either party in the US and, indeed, a general distrust of institutions is alive and well globally.

Not That Kind of Inaugural Speech

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Barack Obama knows how to get wild, rapturous feedback from crowds. He knows how to set it up -- how to kick up the rhetoric a notch, and the volume a notch -- and how to get a big response.

Memories, Parallels of JFK's and BHO's Inauguration

Lea Lane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lea Lane

Forty-eight years before Barack Obama's inauguration, I was a teenager, sitting in front of a 12-inch Motorola console, watching 43 year-old John F. Kennedy of inaugurated as our 35th President.