Category Archives: State of the Union

My reaction to Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address

Republicans in Donald Trump’s corner — and there are a lot of them — were fed plenty of red meat during his State of the Union address on Tuesday night. Mixing the standard rhetoric of American greatness and hope alongside … Continue reading

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Full text of President Obama’s… (UPDATED AT BOTTOM)

…State of the Union address can be accessed here. 1st UPDATE: 10:19 p.m. EST: That was one of the best State of the Union addresses I’ve ever seen. I am always reminded on this night that the person who delivers … Continue reading

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Protesting the president

There will be one member of Congress missing when President Obama delivers his State of the Union address tonight. As Politico reports, the decision not to attend is a blunt political statement. Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.), who found himself in … Continue reading

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Do you feel the same way?

When did the State of the Union address lose its luster? My sense is these days it’s seen as little more than another presidential speech.

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The state of our union is strong

President Obama ended his State of the Union address with those words. For the most part, the media critics aren’t buying what he’s selling. The Washington Post editorial board suggests that the president needed to make clearer how the country … Continue reading

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Our nation was a winner tonight

I don’t care where you fall on the political spectrum because tonight we should all be celebrating. Yes, political differences divide us. Republicans and Democrats often can’t agree on anything except the day of the week; Independent voters too often … Continue reading

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The full text of Mr. Obama’s…

…State of the Union address can be accessed here. The highlights, in my opinion: We are part of the American family. We believe that in a country where every race and faith and point of view can be found, we … Continue reading

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