Last night, President Obama stood before a joint session of Congress and called on lawmakers to “pass this jobs bill.” The bill, the American Jobs Act, is $447 billion of public works spending, expanded cuts to payroll taxes, and entitlement reforms.

Read the full text of the speech here.

The question for the day is, What did you think of the speech? Is this the right formula to bring the economy back and put Americans back to work? Did you hear what you wanted to hear? Let’s talk about it in the comments.