Barack Obama is the 44th and current President of the United States and the first African American to hold the office. A graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School, he was also a community organizer in Chicago before earning his law degree.
Obama on Business
“Small Businesses have always formed the backbone of the American economy. These entrepreneurial pioneers embody the spirit of possibility, the tireless work ethic, and the simple hope for something better that lies at the heart of the American ideal,” said President Barack Obama.
President Obama is smart to extend an olive branch to American businesses. Our economic success depends on businesses investing, growing and creating new jobs. From expanding exports to improving infrastructure, government and businesses share important goals. (Read more about his initiatives, please click.)
We salute him for promotion of free-trade with the Asian and South American nations, because we beleive that this is imperative to the stimulation of the U.S. economy and will, importantly, not add to the federal budget deficit.
“Obama has emerged as one of the most consequential and, yes, successful presidents in American history,” Krugman says in a statement that many people have taken issue with since Monday. “Not everything is wonderful but some big achievements and no really huge disasters,” Krugman told ABC’s Jonathan Karl. “Obama really has left the world, has left America a different place.”