Building our economy doesn't come from the tactics of the past four years.
He needs to build the core values of our country, such as being a
person of integrity, honor, serving others and many other valuable traits.We have seen less than integrity for decades in many forms. We
don't show enough service to others as a people. Our country's
definition of helping is giving people entitlements so that the government
becomes the wherewithal to demonstrate love. Our country's charter is to
provide for the safety and as a backup to the welfare of society. Values need to be demonstrated in our country. The Republican convention
appeared to be less than the full dose of integrity that should have been shown
by various candidates. Some were even elected at the convention to represent
the people without a primary election. We have opportunities to make a
difference but sometimes we sit back and don't make the difference.I don't believe core values will be discussed in this State of the
Union address. We will hear things that will make people feel happy not that
they will be any happier after the speech.
The Pope is resigning as it is a drain spiritually as they deal with their own
economic woes from the past. Our President and his economic wizard, the
Secretary of the Treasury, have shown so much to the American people in the past
4 years that we gave them another 4 years to show us their strengths. I
remember in December 2007 when McCain and Romney were debating and Mitt Romney
said the economy would be the most important aspect for people in the election
of 2008. McCain blew smoke in Romney's face, sort of the same attitude the
President had when Romney brought up Benghazi. The look on Romney's face
was very similar in both cases that both lacked reality and not up to being
Presidential candidates or as President of the United States of America. The President just keeps on spending money, money and more money, inside
and outside the United States of America. He and his family appear to be happy
taking very costly trips around the world with their entourage of people.
Simple trips to the West in Las Vegas turn out to be a way to get away from
Benghazi and the economy.
Before he focuses on the economy, he should learn how to spell it. Or maybe
take a class in basic Economics. The guy is clueless, and his
actions have only hurt the natural cyclical recovery that would have otherwise
already been in full swing.Manipulating the unemployment number to
7.9 isn't fooling the 20+ million out of work Americans. It's only
placating the 50+ million on welfare that he wants to grow.
Mark B, Wallstreet is a terrible indicator of how healthy our economy is. These
are rich people buying and selling shares of businesses that may or may not
actually profit. iT IS A BIG GAMBLING.The best indicator of how well our
economy is doing is the trucking industry. This rubber on the road actual
movement of parts, products and supplies for all industries. Every single
thing that is produced, bought and sold, has to be shipped. We don't
have replicators!Everything thing you need to live has to be moved from
where it is produced or grown to where you can buy it. I would say our
economy is worse off this year then last and has been steadily loosing ground
for the past 4 years. 20 flatbeds loads listed on the internet out of
Denver, Colorado is pitiful.5 years ago there was 300 listed and we got
calls begging for trucks!!
Wall Street seems to think things are working out OK. They're voting with
their DOLLARS that things will get better, too. And not all the buying is of
companies that make guns, ammo and freeze-dried food.
It gets scary when Obama focuses in the economy.How's taxing
the rich working out?
If you read the article did you notice where it says that "the economy has
rebounded significantly from the depths of the recession..." and then 2
paragraphs later it says "but the unemployment rate is persistently high at
7.9 percent, economic growth slowed last quarter, and consumer confidence is
failing." In other words, the recession is still here has always has been.
There has been no improvement under Obama. This kind of mental disconnect from
reality infects Democrats and the Mainstream media and in just 2 paragraphs you
can see it in this article. Amazing.
Really, how much influence can a president have when he himself is under the
rule of the Federal Reserve banking system? If you really want to help Mr.
President, stop letting the banksters tell you what to do, stop throwing out
executive orders like some crazy Venezuelan dictator and let the Constitution,
the People and free enterprise determine our future.
@ worf Isn't that what he said the first four years? And you don't
believe him now? Well he after all is the flim flam man. You know garbage in
When people take handouts,-they become subjected/enslaved to the provider. They
become whiners, and beggars, making the provider even more controlling, and
I've always wondered about all the incredible preparation of every nuanced
and focus grouped word in the state of the union. And then the analysis of it
all afterward, beyond all reason. I think the president should just submit a
report, thousands of pages of facts and figures, and a brief summary of his
thoughts or perspectives. Give to the congress information.
The tea party should yell, leave the chambers and keep walking to they get back
to where they came from. The President, like President Clinton, will make
substantial inroads into balancing debt with growth and keep the economy
growing, unless the tea party obstructs.
Does anyone believe:* we'll balance the budget* reduce
the deficit* reduce unemployment* become self-reliantin
the next four years?