SOTU word cloud: Make work, America. Obama OUT!

Some of the more interesting bits:

  • End of Afghanistan โ€œmissionโ€
  • Appeal to double down on middle-class economics
  • Increase availability and provide tax credit for quality childcare
  • Getting paid sick leave laws on the books
  • Wage equality
  • Raising the minimum wage โ€” โ€œIf you truly believe you could work full-time and support a family on less than $15,000 a year, go try it.โ€
  • Lowering cost of community college to free
  • Asks companies to provide more job training, hire more veterans
  • Bi-partisan infrastructure plan to attract businesses / industries
  • Trade deals in Asia, Europe โ€” โ€œ95 percent of the worldโ€™s customers live outside our borders, and we canโ€™t close ourselves off from those opportunities.โ€
  • Precision Medicine Initiative โ€” pursuing cures for cancer, diabetes; personalized health information
  • Free, open, and fast Internet
  • Colonizing space โ€” โ€œnot just to visit, but to stay.โ€
  • Closing corporate tax loopholes brokered by lobbyists
  • Opposing Russia, supporting Ukraine
  • Opening relations with Cuba
  • Halting Iranโ€™s nuclear program
  • Legislation around cyberattacks, identity theft, and child data
  • Pursuing climate change solutions, including getting China to commit to limiting their emissions for the first time
  • Free speech; religious rights; LGBT rights
  • Shutting down Guantanamo
  • Transparency on surveillance; civil liberties vs. counter-terrorism
  • Marriage equality
  • American values vs. partisanship
  • Plea for a better politics
  • Appeal to debate and reason on divisive issues: abortion rights, immigration, voting rights, police brutality
  • Mic drop โ€” โ€œI have no more campaigns to run.โ€
*where* are my dragons?!?!

President Obamaโ€™s tech-centered State of the Union: full text, and digital rights concerns โ€“ Boing Boing.ย p.s. cool visualization of Twitter mentions during the speech (via srogers @ cartodb)