This year’s presidential appearance and presentation were focused on the poor economic situation and overcoming the crisis.
President Obama concentrated on the current employment tax break and the help and assistance it offers to the people most harshly affected by the economic slowdown.
And now, without further due I give you the President of the United States of America Mr. Barack Obama.
New Year’s 2012 Speech by US President Barack Obama (video and link to the text transcript)
New Year’s 2012 Speech by US President Barack Obama including full speech text transcript and links to more Obama’s speeches (video text and additional links).