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Rubio's Strong, Accessible Rebuttal

Cal29 Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 12:56 PM
"Raise minimum wage up to $9.00 - you guys wont have welfare queens to complain about. " Not a bad idea. On the other-hand if the minimum wage where raised to $18 it would not matter because class warfare experts like you troll "Loiso" have essentially told people "Why work"? .........when you can have welfare, foodstamps, cell phones, and condums and sex-change operations............all for free.

Responding to a presidential State of the Union speech is often a thankless task. Following the president's act, which oozes prestige and historic significance, almost always makes the next guy seem small and trivial by comparison. As it goes, the designated member of the opposition party is typically holed up in a room somewhere with little more than a camera, some lights and a teleprompter.  The rejoinder he or she offers is almost always instantly forgotten; when it's not, it's usually for the wrong reasons.  Sen. Marco Rubio broke the mold last night.  He delivered a substantive, relatable and...