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A Real State of the Union

Andy544 Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 10:26 AM
Nearly TWELVE TRILLION dollars has been added to the National Debt since 2001, in the 12 years of the combined inept administrations of GW Bush and Barack Obama. We are facing imminent fiscal catastrophe because of irresponsible government over-spending. And yet all the politicians in D.C. and the media pundits can do is endlessly 're-arrange' the deck chairs on the Titanic! Majoring in the 'minors' and 'minoring' in the 'majors' .
We've heard another State of the Union speech, and my president said grand things like:

"Think about ... a future where we're in control of our own energy ... I will not cede the wind or solar or battery industry to China ... I will not back down from protecting our kids from mercury poisoning ..."

Actually, he said that in 2012. I write before this year's speech, but he says basically the same thing every year: With more spending, government can fix everything.

But I have this dream -- one where my president walks to the podium, and he instead...