by David W. Almasi | Sep 28, 2011 at 2:23 PM
Today was President Obama’s third annual address to America’s schoolchildren.
While his address was delivered to students at Benjamin Banneker High School in Washington, D.C., Obama’s speech was targeted toward as many classrooms nationwide as will make it available.
As opposed to previous years, this address caused little advance controversy and his remarks [reprinted here from his prepared remarks distributed in advance to the media] were fairly innocuous:
Whether we fall behind or race ahead in the coming years is up to you.
It starts with being the best student you can be.
America needs your passion, your ideas and your energy right at this moment.
Through the boilerplate, however, Obama made a few subtle references to his goal of making big government even bigger.
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