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

SteveL2 Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 9:42 AM
The Supreme Court already ruled in the Heller case that you are wrong, and that American citizens have the right to bear arms with or without militias. The Supreme Court held: The Second Amendment protects an individual right to possess a firearm unconnected with service in a militia, and to use that arm for traditionally lawful purposes, such as self-defense within the home. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/District_of_Columbia_v._Heller Are you going to promise to read about that case?

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...