It has been nearly a week since the new President of the United States of America took his oath office, and delivered his Inauguration Address to the Nation. The Guardian UK's Jonathan Raban has written an excellent article discussing not only President Obama's speech but also the history of American Inaugural Speeches themselves. It is a good read and very enlightening.
THE GOLDEN TRUMPET: No inaugural address has so thoroughly rejected the political philosophy and legislative record of the previous administration. Jonathan Raban takes a close look at Barack Obama's speech
Here is a link to the complete transcript of President Obama's Inaugural Address, courtesy of MSNBC.