President Barack Hussein Obama is the 44th President of the United States. He was elected the 44th President of the United States on November 4, 2008, and sworn in on January 20, 2009. He and his wife, Michelle, are the proud parents of two daughters, Malia, 10, and Sasha, 7. More info here.
On May 17, 2009, President Barack Obama gave the Commencement Speech to the 2009 graduating class of Notre Dame. His speech, and presence, was surrounded by much controversy, but he handled it all (including those yelling at him during his speech) with grace and humility. His speech brought up the issue of abortion, but focused more broadly on the need for acceptance and the need for those of us with diverse points of view and beliefs to work together. Some of my favorite lines from his speech are below. The full text of his speech can be found here. [Read more…]