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  • United We Stand

    02/20/2017 8:19:24 AM PST · by Charlemagne on the Fox · 3 replies
    C-span ^ | January 24, 1995 | William Jefferson Clinton
    All Americans, not only in the States most heavily affected but in every place in this country, are rightly disturbed by the large numbers of illegal aliens entering our country. The jobs they hold might otherwise be held by citizens or legal immigrants. The public service they use impose burdens on our taxpayers. That's why our administration has moved aggressively to secure our borders more by hiring a record number of new border guards, by deporting twice as many criminal aliens as ever before, by cracking down on illegal hiring, by barring welfare benefits to illegal aliens. In the budget...
  • The State of Our Union

    01/14/2016 4:10:24 AM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 14, 2016 | Derek Hunter
    On Tuesday, President Obama delivered his final State of the Union Address. Yes, go ahead and smile. Aside from a random press conference and his farewell address, and baring an unforeseen horrible event (fingers crossed), he won't be in our faces again. Thank God! That said, it's time we re-evaluate the concept of the State of the Union speech. Article II, Section 3 of the Constitution says the president "shall from time to time give to the Congress information on the state of the union..." Were it not for television, this would be a non-event. But since we can't rid...
  • The Modern Left and the Crippling of Markets

    01/13/2016 1:50:58 PM PST · by jfd1776 · 8 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | January 13, 2016 A.D. | John F. Di Leo
    Reflections on the last State of the Union Address from Barack Hussein Obama… The modern Democratic Party has made no secret of the fact that they detest the free market. No, not dislike, not disrespect, not even misunderstand... they detest the free market. From Secretary Hillary Clinton haughtily declaring to Senator Bernie Sanders famously declaring that 23 brands of deodorant are … the leading lights of the modern Democratic Party are dim bulbs indeed, when it comes to economics. They proudly refuse to understand the subject, and they set themselves up as superior to its realities. It has long been...
  • Sarcastic Definitions of the Day: State of the Union and Yesterday

    01/13/2016 11:29:17 AM PST · by The Looking Spoon
    American Irony ^ | 1-13-16 | The Looking Spoon
    A double-header today! They go hand-in-hand, so why not?
  • CRUZ: The President Continues To Be In Denial of Reality

    01/13/2016 8:14:10 AM PST · by Isara · 10 replies
    Cruz News ^ | January 12, 2016
    HOUSTON, Texas – Presidential candidate Ted Cruz released the following statement in response to President Obama’s State of the Union address:“The President continues to be in denial of reality. He would have us believe that global warming is our greatest threat, our military is as strong as it can be, the economy is working for American families, and that the key to alleviating poverty is more government dependence.“The reality is very different. We have had at least eight ISIS inspired attacks on innocent Americans, including law enforcement, yet he refuses to acknowledge the root of the cause of these attacks,...
  • Cruz previews his State of the Union message

    01/12/2016 7:14:28 PM PST · by Isara · 14 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 1/12/16 | Gabby Morrongiello
    LONDONDERRY, N.H. - Texas Sen. Ted Cruz outlined his own vision for the country Tuesday night, miles away from the nation's capitol where Congress and members of the political elite - the "Washington cartel" in Cruz's words - have gathered for President Obama's final State of the Union address. "Tonight the State of the Union is strong and the state of the American people is we are waking up," Cruz, who's second in the Washington Examiner's latest presidential power rankings, told hundreds of voters packed like sardines into a middle-school cafeteria. The Texas senator spent most of his speech Tuesday...
  • Ted Cruz to Skip Obama's Final State of the Union Address

    01/12/2016 8:20:58 AM PST · by Isara · 51 replies
    Christian Post ^ | January 12, 2016 | Samuel Smith
    Republican presidential candidate and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz will skip President Obama's final State of the Union Address Tuesday night.While the other two Republican candidates currently in Congress, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio plan to attend Obama's address in the House chamber, Cruz' campaign staff told The Hillthat Cruz will instead be on the campaign trail in New Hampshire, where he currently sits in fourth place in an average of New Hampshire Republican polling.Democratic presidential candidate and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is also scheduled to be in attendance for Obama's speech tonight.Although Cruz will not attend...
  • Put an empty cradle on Obama’s empty chair

    01/12/2016 8:16:36 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/12/16 | Judi McLeodi
    Obama's State of the Union, Empty Chairs, Violence, Abortion It’s not an empty chair that should be the focus of President Barack Obama’s last State of the Union address tonight, but an empty cradle. In consideration of Obama’s intensely pro-abortion presidency; in searing memory of the closing words of his 2013 Planned Parenthood address: “Thank you, Planned Parenthood, God bless you”, the symbolic chair he is having placed center stage to represent those who lost their lives to gun violence, is as phony as the artificial tears he supposedly ‘wept’ at last Monday’s gun control press conference.
  • Leaders of Designated Terrorist Group Invited to State of the Union

    01/12/2016 4:48:57 AM PST · by SJackson · 11 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | January 12, 2016 | January 12, 2016
    Leaders of Designated Terrorist Group Invited to State of the Union Guess who gets a front row seat to watch the President? January 12, 2016 Joe Kaufman When President Barack Obama takes the stage tonight for his State of the Union address to the American people, he will be doing so with at least two individuals associated with terrorism seated in front of him. The individuals, Nezar Hamze and Sameena Usman, are leaders of CAIR and have involvement with Islamic Relief, two groups that have been named terrorist organizations by the government of United Arab Emirates (UAE). Nezar Hamze...
  • Michelle Obama to Sit With Syrian Refugee at State of the Union

    01/11/2016 7:50:24 AM PST · by simpson96 · 72 replies
    Wekkly Standard ^ | 1/11/2016 | Daniel Halper
    The first lady of the United States will be sitting with a Syrian refugee at this week's State of the Union Address. The refugee's name is Refaai Hamo."Growing up in Syria, Refaai Hamo lived what seemed to be the kind of life associated with the American Dream - the son of a farmer and housewife, he worked construction at night to pay his way through college on his way to a PhD, married his college sweetheart and built a family together. This life and happiness changed forever when a Syrian government anti-personnel missile tore through the complex Refaai designed and...
  • ‘Black Lives Matter’ co-founder to attend State of the Union

    01/10/2016 5:03:26 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 38 replies
    WNCN-TV ^ | January 10, 2016 | Lauren Burke, NBC News
    WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) - Alicia Garza, one of the founders of Black LIves Matter, will be the guest of Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) at President Obama's last State of the Union address on Tuesday. Garza is a constituent of Rep. Lee's. The Congresswoman is active on issues of poverty, civil rights and education. "Looking forward to welcoming #BlackLivesMatter co-creator, @aliciagarza, as my #SOTU guest. She's a powerful voice for justice and reform," tweeted Rep. Lee on Friday....
  • VANITY: Upcoming State Of The Union.So What Technique Will Obama Use To Create "Fake Tears"?

    01/10/2016 3:01:18 PM PST · by Cruz_West_Paul2016 · 33 replies
    And here we go again.Should we call it "Obama Tears Part Two"? So what will Obama do next time to fake his tears? Have a very large onion three feet away? Put "Hot Mexican Pepper" on some of his right fingers? There has to be at least 12 ways for an actor to cry on cue. So what will Obama do when he gets to the line "First Graders"? Can you imagine if the timing is off when he wipes his eyes and there were no tears falling out "On Cue"?, Hey, didn't Bill Clinton try to pull this stunt...
  • Dems invite Muslims to Obama's last State of the Union

    01/10/2016 9:20:02 AM PST · by PROCON · 67 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | Jan. 8, 2016 | Nicole Duran
    Congress's first Muslim member, Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota, and nine other Democrats are inviting Muslim guests to Tuesday's State of the Union address to combat the anti-Muslim rhetoric of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and growing anti-Muslim sentiment in the electorate. Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., said she's helping to organize the effort because "leading political figures have made offensive and outrageous suggestions that we should create a national registry of all people of one particular faith and that we should prevent any person of that faith from even entering this great country."Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Wis.,...
  • Obama to claim 'he has brought America back' in his last State of the Union address

    01/10/2016 1:30:12 AM PST · by Libloather · 40 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1/10/16 | Alexandra Klausner
    Out of time to push a new legislative agenda, President Barack Obama will look past Congress and to the American people in his final State of the Union address, aiming to define his presidency and his legacy before others can do it for him. For his seventh address, Obama plans to skips the traditional list of grand proposals, new policies and presidential appeals for new laws in favor of a broad overview of what he has accomplished since 2009 and what is undone in his final year in office. Aides said the president on Tuesday night will give his assessment...
  • [VANITY] Here We Are.A World In Chaos.What Will Obama Say Come State Of The Union Address?

    01/07/2016 3:40:51 PM PST · by Cruz_West_Paul2016 · 32 replies
    This has got to be the worst timing for a State Of The Union Address, especially when most of the worlds crises are at the fault of the party in power. It seems that every time Obama makes these addresses, he ends it with "The Economy Is Roaring!, We Are Back From The Brink!". Is he really going to say that again after what is going on with the stock market? How will Obama speak of what is going on with Iran,Saudi Arabia and North Korea? What about ISIS? What a Mess ha? Should be interesting to see who Obama...
  • Iran Hostage's Sister to Be Congressman's Guest at State of the Union

    01/07/2016 12:31:43 PM PST · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    PJ Media ^ | January 7, 2016 | Bridget Johnson
    Montel Williams, Sarah Hekmati, Ramy Kurdi and Rep. Dan Kilee (D-Mich.) speak beforea June hearing on U.S. hostages in Iran.Last year, Rep. Dan Kildee (D-Mich.) kept his guest seat open at the State of the Union address to represent his constituent held prisoner by Iran.This year, with Amir Hekmati today marking Day 1,592 in Iranian custody, Kildee announced that his guest seat for next week's address will be filled by Amir's sister, Sarah Hekmati.Amir, born in Flagstaff, Ariz., was visiting extended family for the first time in August 2011 when he was seized and sentenced on trumped-up espionage charges. Kildee...
  • Gov. Nikki Haley to deliver GOP rebuttal to Obama’s final State of the Union speech

    01/05/2016 7:29:18 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/05/2016 | Allahpundit
    After a year of Boehner quitting and Scott Walker fading and Trump rising to the top of the party, the GOP finally enjoys a moment of predictability. Haley will become the first South Carolinian to offer the response, which comes after she was thrust into the national spotlight following the Charleston shooting in June that left nine black churchgoers dead and led to a subsequent national debate over the Confederate Flag.House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., made the announcement Tuesday.“Nikki Haley has led an economic turnaround and set a bold agenda for her...
  • Gov. Nikki Haley to deliver GOP response to the State of the Union

    01/05/2016 12:29:31 PM PST · by GIdget2004 · 58 replies
    The State ^ | 01/05/2016 | ANDREW SHAIN
    S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley, coming off a year where she gained national attention for her handling of the Charleston church mass shooting, will deliver the Republican response to the State of the Union address on Jan. 12, The State has learned. Haley is calling her nationally televised speech an “address” rather than a “response” as they have been called since they began in 1966. She is the first South Carolinian to deliver the State of the Union response. The Lexington Republican, considered a possible vice presidential pick, is heading to the middle of her second term as governor in a...
  • Brace Yourself for Barack Obama’s Flash Mob-Style State of the Union Address

    12/30/2015 8:29:43 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 22 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/30/15 | Judi McLeod
    Only the Democrats own the Karl Marx-given right to be the ruling class in present-day America After the last dismal seven, hardly anyone’s interested in tuning in on President Barack Obama’s last State of the Union address, come January 12. So borrowing from social media, the Obamas seek to boost viewership by making the 2016 State of the Union Flash Mob style. What if they threw a party and no one ever came is only Martin O’Malley’s problem. With millions struggling through the current wobbly economy and spending more sleepless nights worrying about what kind of future Obama is leaving...
  • Obama Preps for Final State of the Union

    12/27/2015 8:54:53 AM PST · by Rockitz · 62 replies
    WeeklyStandard.com ^ | Dec 27, 2015 | Daniel Halper
    Barack Obama is preparing for his final State of the Union Address, which he'll deliver January 12. And the president is not looking to slow down as the end of his presidency nears. "I've got 12 months left to squeeze every ounce of change I can while I'm still in office. And that's what I intend to do," Obama writes in an email to supporters. We've done a lot of remarkable things together this year, and it's because of committed citizens like you that this country keeps moving forward. You keep proving the cynics wrong. On January 12, I'll be...