January 30, 2009: Grim growth data an economic ‘disaster’: Obama (AFP)

  • "What we can't do is drag our feet or delay much longer. The American people expect us to act, and that's exactly what I intend to do as president of the United States."
  • "I think what the American people also want to see is somebody who will level with them about the challenges that we face, and will give them a sense of where he hopes to take them.