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

coveyrise Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 8:04 AM
IF headed in the Right Direction means "Standing Still" then you should be happy. In that last Quarter of 2012 the Economy actually shrank. Overall annual growth is barely 1.2% and with the coming inflation due to mounting debt that will amount to negative growth. Obama mentioned energy as if we actually plans to do something about it while we continue to spend $430 billion annually buying foreign oil. Wake up folks. 4 more years of Obama will be a disaster.

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...