In his inaugural address US president Barack Obama said the state of the economy called for "action, bold and swift". He also promised "a new way forward" in relations with the Muslim world. What do you think? Send your reactions to FRANCE 24.
'Obama's inauguration marks a day in history never to be forgot, a day that symbolises unity not only in
'What a wonderful man. His speech was uplifting. He is the right man for the job. We can only hope he can make a difference. The last time I felt this way about an American President was when John F Kennendy was in office.'
'I wish for the new president to help those who truly are in need, the millions who are on the so-called breadline of poverty, those who are without Medical Insurance and without jobs...It is time for the so-called billionaires and multi-millionaires to dig in their pockets to make this happen. The land of the free, the land of the brave. Let’s see how brave the rich truly are to make the
M Armstrong -
'My thoughts - blah, blah, blah. This is the
'Once again I was proud to be an American! Quite simply he was chrismatic and gave a message of unity and hope! I feel I have a President I can be proud of and that will take this country into the future and give
Canboots - Boston, USA
'What a shame the
You deserve my warm congratulations for lightful speeches on occasion of your election as US President and during your inauguration as well. Really I feel in you the inspiration of the best leader and a good example to be aped by politicians all over the the world. May God bless you. Thanks'
Adolphe Lusamaki - DRCongo
'I sincerely hope that Obama will tackle all those "undemocratic" leaders in
'This is the day for which we have waited!'
Bill - USA, Boston (
'I am a democrat, but a democrat who didn't vote for this man. I have been dying to say: this is a sad day in American history, when we voted for a non-believer, and our relationship with Israel is crucial, and voted for a man with no experience (...) I just wanted to say, and forgive me God for this: I DONT LIKE HIM, AND WE ARE IN TROUBLE.'
Any one but me
Date created : 2009-01-20