Published: Tuesday, Jan. 28 2014 12:00 a.m. MST
Wait, one erroneous statement in a State of the Union address will condemn an
entire presidential term? Because I seem to remember something about Saddam
Hussein looking to acquire uranium in Africa.
I do not know about you but I am not going to waste my time on this. I have
better things to do with my life than hear the same things over and over again
The best thing this POTUS could do for the country is resign along with his VP.
They and their agenda are blocking this great nation from achieving it's
full potential. We don't need more government that is trying to do for us
the things that we should be doing for ourselves and that has forgotten that
they work for us NOT us for them.
When it is obvious that our nation is going down a dead end street, it is
imperative that we turn around in order to avoid an inevitable crash. Thus we
are being lead down a dead end street with income redistribution, Obamacare
train wreck, exploding national debt, massive job losses and ever bigger, more
intrusive government. Obama will tell us all we need to do is accelerate the
destructive policies that put us on the dead end road. In other words, as he has
in every other speech, he will tell us we must NOT turn back and that we have
come too far! Do we have enough time to change our coarse before we crash is the
question of the day?
The state of our union is strong and growing stronger as more and more young
people seek to distance themselves from the likes of Limbaugh and the becks and
Palins and Bachmans of the world. This administration is far from perfect, but
it did two things right, it has distanced us from the failures of the bush
years and it spared us mitt Romney.
Given Obama's plummeting approval numbers, more and more Americans are
realizing we made a mistake electing this man. Everyone makes mistakes and its
time we all admitted that and do better next election! Our grandchildren will
Thid. Obamas approval ratings are not great. They are pretty much right in
line with George W. Bush's.Did you realize how big of a mistake
you made back then?
JoeBlow; GWB presided over very good economic growth until the housing boom
caused by the government meddling in the housing market burst and collapsed our
economy. He lead us through 9-11 and was the first president to actually do
anything about terrorism. Your man Obama has presided over the weakest recovery
in the history of America and his policies have been so destructive that even
the Washington Post has warned that the Demos will probably lose the majority of
Senate seats in November! Proving you can fool some of the people some of the
time but you can not fool all the people, all the time. I can't wait for
November so we can begin repairing this failing nation!
IMAPatriot2 said:"The best thing this POTUS could do for the country
is resign along with his VP. We don't need more government that is trying
to do for us the things that we should be doing for ourselves and that has
forgotten that they work for us NOT us for them.""They"
are us and we are "them" You'd think a patriot would realize
that.The State of the Union is getting better, no thanks to the GOP who
wasted time, blocked their own bills, and essentially have done nothing since
Obama took office except complain and try and spin semantics into treason. Why would he resign? I remember when your were labeled unpatriotic to even
question bush and cheney's war's.
Yea Obama what is the State of the Union. Try the truth for a change. That would
be a novel idea for you. The truth that is.
The state of the union? How can you ask the President such a question when we
see daily just how bad a do-nothing congress can be? Remember when the state of
the union was that we were first in the world in education? Remember when the
rich paid their fair share of the costs of running our country and still got
richer? Our President can't get support from half of congress because
he doesn't yield to constant threats, attacks, bullying and outright
dis-information. The state of the union lies in shambles at the feet of
those who would rather see the country fail than do what is right for most
Americans.And by the way, Mountanman, GWB led us into a useless,
unnecessary war that will take us many years to pay for, left the economy in
shambles, and left all his old cronies rich. Great pres.
@mountainman. You give the president too much credit. My way of life does not
depend on one man but on me.
@ Shaun. Did you get a waiver from Obamacare? I wasn't so lucky and
therefore I am FORCED to comply against my wishes and better judgment.
It would be nice if anybody would give us the REAL state of our nation, instead
of just their party's spin on it.I don't know what the
state of our nation is for sure, but I KNOW I won't get it from either side
in the State of the Union or from the liberal media or the daily news. All you
will get is their spin. Same goes for right-wing media. So truth is hard to
The state of the Union is pretty good. The economy is coming back nicely. The
wars are all but over. Health care is available to almost all (except in certain
troglodyte states like Utah). Now if we could just invest in our own people. For
example, we all know that education is the key to our future, but we are making
it as hard as possible for the young to afford a higher education. We now need
the equivalent of a GI bill.
To the obamatons faithfully carrying Obama's water today... Can you name
one thing from Obama's State of the Union address last year that he
actually accomplished? I can't.===CBS News did a
good report on it this morning. You can read it online.Last year
he promised:-Gun Control-Lower Budget-Climate Change
(Previously known as "Global Warming")-Immigration reform-Minimum Wage-Taxes (Get rid of tax loopholes, reduce deficit)-Terrorism (end GITMO)-Iran "end their nuclear weapon
program"... what have we done?-Voting (no ID needed to vote)-Medicare... "I’m prepared to enact reforms"...-Education:
"working with states to make high-quality preschool available to every
single child in America"...-Housing: (bail out underwater loans)-Trade (boost American exports)What did he accomplish from his
list?===Would it have really been that terrible if
Romney had delivered the SOU with a new direction last year instead of the
same-old same-old for yet another year? How much worse could it
He's just going to blame the other side for everything and do a lot of
political grandstanding. Also hide behind the victims of recent tragedies so he
can endorse NSA spying and Gun control. I'm so sick of this guy. He is not
leaving office. I think he is going to stay for life.
Don't worry Anti Bush-Obama... he will be out of office in 2 years (whether
the ObamaFans like it or not). The big question is... what then?More of the same? Or a new direction?I know some will want more
of the same. I hope it's not the majority of Americans.Problem is... just electing Republicans doesn't guarantee a new
direction. Just as electing Obama didn't change the direction we were on
with Bush. For all the "Our ship must change direction or we
will run aground"... we got from the Obamafans during the campaigns... the
ship really didn't change direction all that much... did it?And
it won't if we get Hillary Clinton next. Or a Republican.After Obama and Bush I get the feeling it doesn't matter which party we
elect, or even which person we elect. Nothing changes.Something
else is controlling the direction of the country. Maybe George Soros, or Glenn
Beck, The Fed Reserve, or the people controlling our news content. I don't
know, but it's evidently not the President. Because for all his
complaining about Bush.. Obama has done the exact same things Bush did.
Hey President!How are those Hawaiian vacations we pay for? How are
Michelle's birthday parties, trips to Aspen Colorado, and Spain working
out?Can you thank the American people in your state of our union?A thank you would be a polite thing to do.
To "xert" you are wrong. The state of the union is weakening as we
listen to Obama, Pelosi, Gore, and all of those that lead on the left.
Nationally wages have been decreasing since Obama was put into office. Fewer
people are working than we have seen since Carter was President. The divisions
on nearly every front are increasing as liberals/Progressives divide the US so
that it becomes easier to control.
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