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Ten Key Quotes From President Obama's State of the Union Address

anonymous1329 Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 9:03 AM
Ben Franklin warned us years ago "Do not let them become comfortable in their poverty". That is what has happened and why I hate supporting deadbeats. Once you realize that people are poor because of the decisions they make. You might finally understand

President Obama rehashed many familiar themes this evening, calling on Congress to act on a host of issues -- and vowing to take unilateral executive action if they fail to sufficiently address his priorities.  A few passages were newsworthy: Obama denounced the looming sequester cuts, voiced support for "modest" Medicare reforms, called for another stimulus, resurrected cap and trade, pushed comprehensive immigration reform, backed a national hike in the minimum wage, announced another major troop draw-down in Afghanistan, and insisted that Congress allow up-or-down votes on a series of gun control measures.  As is his habit, the president was...