Barack Obama, "Yes We Can", The Power Point Deck

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This is Barack Obama's "Yes We Can" Speech in Powerpoint format.

1/20/2008 Update:

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  • 1. Barack Obama: “Yes We Can” The PowerPoint Deck www.shmula.com
  • 2. Agenda  Thank You  Time for Change  Change isn’t Easy  What we’re up Against  What I See  We Cannot Lose Hope  What I Know  Yes We Can www.shmula.com
  • 3. Thank You  Thank you, South Carolina  Thank you to the rock of my life, Michelle Obama  Thank you, Malia and Sasha  Thank you, Pete Skidmore www.shmula.com
  • 4. Time for Change  Some doubted this country’s desire for change  We have most delegates and diverse coalition of Americans  You can see it in their faces – young, old, rich, poor, black, white, latino, native american, democrat, republican, and others  We are ready to believe again www.shmula.com
  • 5. Change isn’t Easy  Fine candidates & competition is fierce  We’re looking to fundamentally change status quo in Washington  Status quo is fighting back with same tactics that divide and distract us www.shmula.com
  • 6. What we’re up Against  Fine candidates & competition is fierce  We’re looking to fundamentally change status quo in Washington  Status quo is fighting back with same tactics that divide and distract us  Lobbyist dominate government  Ability to lead does not come from longevity in Washington  Bitter partisanship where opponents demonize each other  Politics that uses religion as a wedge and patiotism as a bludgeon www.shmula.com
  • 7. What I See  I do not see a white or black South Carolina. I saw South Carolina  I saw crumbling schools  I saw shuttered mills  We struggle with Washington and with our own self doubts, fears, and cynicism  Change we seek requires struggle and sacrifice www.shmula.com
  • 8. We Cannot Lose Hope  There are people counting on us and they have stories and voices  A mom who can’t get Medicaid to support her children  A Teacher who works the night shift at Dunkin Donuts  A Maytag worker who competes with his teenager for a $7/hour job  Woman cannot breathe since nephew left for Iraq www.shmula.com
  • 9. We Cannot Lose Hope (continued) versus past future www.shmula.com
  • 10. What I Know  We can overcome big money and influence in Washington  Latinos and Blacks can work together  We can overcome racial divide www.shmula.com
  • 11. Yes We Can  We can heal this nation  We can seize our future  Yes We Can www.shmula.com