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Tuesday, February 12, 2013

State Of The Union Address 2013

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At 9:00 P.M. EST on Tuesday, February 12.

Discuss the speech in the comments section below.


  1. I'm not sure I can watch it without being physically ill AOW.

    Right Truth

  2. I will not watch it, I will not hear it. I will not listen to any "reaction" or "analysis." I refuse to let my mind be further polluted by the malignant mendacity emanating from The Miasma-Mouth in Chief.

    Instead I will watch Home and Garden Channel, Diagnosis Murder, The Twilight Zone and Perry Mason.

    I have already prepared a Post-SOTU Response scheduled for 3:00 AM tomorrow.

    Don't miss it. You'll be FLOORED at the colossal effrontery exhibited, I assure you.

    Liberals should have a positive Field Day telling me how "deeply offended" they are, and the many Fraidy Katz among our anti-liberal brethren will doubtless go into paroxysms of indignation at how I'm spoiling "our" image by being so impertinent.

    Well, at this point in our revolting current history I say, "EFFEM MALL!!!"

    Have you ever visited Effem Mall by the way? I GUARANTEE you'll feel LIBERATED once you get up the nerve to go there.

  3. Ahhh,

    There must be something far more wholsome on to watch, such as "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" or "Two And A Half Men". I am, however, looking forward to FT's Post-SOTU Response.

  4. I do not plan to watch the SOTU Address live. I typically retire before 8:00 P.M. because I get up in the morning around 4:00 A.M. However, I will watch the SOTU Address tomorrow morning.

    I wonder if anyone will shout out "You lie!"

  5. Some bad pre-SOTU pr for Obama:

    Fort Hood Hero Says President Obama 'Betrayed' Her, Other Victims

    Three years after the White House arranged a hero's welcome at the State of the Union address for the Fort Hood police sergeant and her partner who stopped the deadly shooting there, Kimberly Munley says President Obama broke the promise he made to her that the victims would be well taken care of.

    "Betrayed is a good word," former Sgt. Munley told ABC News in a tearful interview to be broadcast tonight on "World News with Diane Sawyer" and "Nightline."

    "Not to the least little bit have the victims been taken care of," she said. "In fact they've been neglected."

    There was no immediate comment from the White House...

  6. I'm only going to watch because Ted Nugent was invited by some Senate cracker from Texas.

    I'm hoping Ted sets of the alarms and puts the place in lockdown when they miss the derringer he shoved up his butt crack at the first checkpoint.

  7. Whats the sense of watching the Crap-Sandwich tonight, He'll just blame the Republicans for his failure(s).... then Blame Bush.

    That should tell you EVERYTHING you need to know about Obozo's SOTU address..
    If you look up failure in the dictionary you'll find a picture of Barack Hussein Obozo.

  8. The “State of the Union” sucks and I fully expect the Obama’s State of the Union speech will suck, as well. The Republicans could better spend their time at home with their families tonight. It’s going to be more of the same-O, same-O: more taxes revenue enhancements and more spending investments in the future.

  9. Ducky said something about a " Senate cracker from Texas."

    I wonder how you would refer to my new Senator from SC, Tim Scott?

    Now, back to topic:

    Frankly, I don't see any point in watching the speech. Obama has said pretty much the same thing, word for word, in nearly every SOTU address. It's empty, hollow, recycled rhetoric, like a teleprompter that got stuck. At what point do we measure him by his actions, not his words?

    In the wake of North Korea's nuke test I would choke if Obama were to stand up and tell us all how safe we are and why it's a good idea to cut back on defense to pay for more paybacks to his campaign contributors.

  10. I wonder how you would refer to my new Senator from SC, Tim Scott?

    A cracker from South Carolina.

  11. He's double speaking again.

    He'll create jobs but he's pushing for more free trade agreements.

    He wants to deal with climate change but we better get drilling and fracking. He just about said we need the Keystone pipeline.

    Reform Medicare but no benefit cuts? Please stop.

    I liked the idea of universal preschool but that isn't going anywhere.

    We won't cut benefits or defense and we'll deal with the deficit also.

    Pay attention and it was nonsense.

    Marco Rubio who has sucked at the public trough all his life went on about private sector opportunity, supply side nonsense and wicked big defense budgets.
    Really a pathetic performance all along.

  12. In listening to some of the SOTU after it was given (analysis), it occurred to me that he drones on and on.
    We're worried about his use of drones.
    His droning is killing me.

  13. Last night, I noted that CNN RELUCTANTLY broke away from the Dorner story to cover the SOTU Address. Did the standoff at the cabin in Big Bear upstage the President's speech?

  14. FACT CHECK: Overreaching in State of Union speech

    As a teacher, I am particularly interested in this one:

    OBAMA: "Study after study shows that the sooner a child begins learning, the better he or she does down the road. ... And for poor kids who need help the most, this lack of access to preschool education can shadow them for the rest of their lives. ... Every dollar we invest in high-quality early education can save more than $7 later on -- by boosting graduation rates, reducing teen pregnancy, even reducing violent crime."

    THE FACTS: Dozens of studies have shown Head Start graduates are more likely to complete high school than their at-risk peers who don't participate in the program. But a study last year by the Department of Health and Human Services that found big vocabulary and social development gains for at-risk students in pre-kindergarten programs also found those effects largely faded by the time pupils reached third grade. The report didn't explain why the kids saw a drop-off in performance or predict how they would fare as they aged.

  15. Interesting:

    “As Americans, we all share the same proud title: We are citizens,” he said emphatically at the end of his speech.

    “It’s a word that doesn’t just describe our nationality or legal status,” he said with great vehemence. “It captures the enduring idea that this country only works when we accept certain obligations to one another and to future generations.”

    Merriam-Webster defines a citizen as “a legally recognized subject or national of a state or commonwealth, either native or naturalized.”

  16. Full disclosure: I fell asleep during the SOTU Address.

  17. The Swofford household tuned the POTUS out. He is a cardboard cut-out of an American. We prefer the real deal. That is the most polite comment I can put in print. I will give the telly a ring later today and give you the impolite version. smile


  18. Who's the real deal Tammy? Rand Paul, Marco Rubio, Michelle Bachmann, L'il Ricky Retardo?

    If there is anything but ineffective militarism and more supply side failure on the right we'd love to hear about it.

    Rubio was as dynamic as a fart last night and offered nothing. The Party of Crazy has a lot of work to do.

  19. State of the Onion. It peels in layers and every one makes my eyes water. The only way to peel an onion safely is to drown it in the sink.

    Take that as you will.

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  22. In some ways, Rubio's response was less than effective. No doubt about it.

    On the other hand, at least Rubio didn't confuse Poland with Portugal; Biden did exactly that last week.

  23. Unlike BHO, Rubio knows that there are not 57 states in the United States.

  24. Gaffes are gaffes. Lots of people make them. But let a Republican have an awkward moment with a glass of water, and the Left does nuts. Sheesh.

  25. I've now taken out the trash. See deleted comments above.

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