27 Jan '11, 3am

See! SEEE! Obama! Sputnik! He IS a communist!!!

WASHINGTON - United States President Barack Obama warned of the threat to US economic power and global influence from China's rise as he appealed for Republicans to abandon demands for huge Budget cuts and back the biggest government investment programme since the space race of the '60s. In the annual State of the Union address, Mr Obama appealed for the Republicans to cooperate to "win the future" and said the present generation faces its "Sputnik moment", requiring government investment in research, infrastructure and education. He said that would be paid for, in part, by eliminating subsidies to hugely profitable oil companies. "Half a century ago, when the Soviets beat us into space with the launch of a satellite called Sputnik, we had no idea how we'd beat them to the moon," he told Congress. "But after investing in better research and education, we didn't just surpas...

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