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State Of The Union Date Set, Conservatives Await Progress Report

January 27, 2010 by  

State of the Union date set, conservatives await progress reportPresident Obama will deliver his much anticipated State of the Union address tonight. Experts believe that this year’s speech will be especially vital for the popularity of the current administration as it has introduced a surplus of legislation that has been heavily criticized by conservative leaders.

In his address to Congress, Obama will most likely touch on the healthcare bill, the cap-and-trade environmental plan, the proposed fee on banks that were bailed out by the government and several foreign policy issues including the closing of Guantanamo Bay and the unrest in the Middle East, according to Fox News.

"He is a president who has laid out an agenda much more specifically than previous presidents, which has gotten him into trouble because it’s a broad agenda," said Brookings Institute scholar Stephen Hess, quoted by the news source.

"He has a lot of pieces that have to be reconciled and it will be noted if any of them [are] not mentioned" in the speech, he added.

Democratic leaders in Congress set the State of the Union address as a third timeline to pass the healthcare reform bill. It is still unclear whether that goal will be accomplished.
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  • Robert

    I just bought a new shovel at Home Depot. I for one am prepared to clean up my home after Obama unloads his crap once more.

  • Tim

    It will be more of how he’s fixing the problems created by the previous 8 yrs., and we’re now on the road to recovery. Nothing more than another campaign speech. His ratings will go up a bit once again.

    • Robert

      So sad, but your right. He’ll have nothing new to say except that the evil bankers have to be punished. His spending freeze is a joke. His handling of terrorism is a joke. And all his teleprompter speeches are hysterical. And after all is said and done. After the spinmeisters are finished discecting his speech,what? Nothing. We Americans can look forward to being screwed yet once more.

  • http://zz steelers01

    until people realize that it is just another of zero’s blame game…then he will be right back into the tank with only the blacks (who blindly support) and the radical left which is the zeros stomping grounds.
    Every puke that voted for this POS should be fined $50,000 for their total and utter stupidity.

  • thefedupamerican

    The media is saying Obama will be touting fiscal responsibility! Ha! These tax and spend Dems don’t know the meaning of the words! But the country is finally getting it….they’re done in 2010! And we can thank the Good Lord for waking us up before the country is completely destroyed!

  • http://victorbarney@embarqmail.com Victor L Barney

    Remember: The main line “media” loves obama and his marxist agenda! Remember: Also, that was how Russia in the 60′s claimed that they would change our grandchildren into communism without firing a shot! They had all ready taken over our educational system through the UNION years before! Yes, the “Unions” are Lucifer’s tool! Watch this falls “market collapse” that will be caused by obama’s Marxist agenda! We’ll wish that it was more like ’29 because it will be so much more terrible for us!

    • Robert

      There’s a lot of truth in what you said. Russia did say that they would beat us. Not military but by our own self-destructive arrogance. Here’s hoping we don’t provide their preditions to become real. Here’s hoping we run out of Washington, those working to make Russia’s predition a reality. Here’s hoping God calls everyone of those in Washington politics to a greater calling. Like cleaning latrines in hell. Just where they all belong. And to think, this is one of my calm days.

    • Harold Olsen

      You’re right. By the time Obama finishes destroying our economy, 1929 will seem like a year of prosperity.

  • Warrior

    Expect the usual non-substantative BS. More for education, more for education, more for education, bi-partisan support on health care, stimulis has save 2 mil jobs, I know americans are hurting, I’m freezing the salaries of the some of the pigs at the public trough, americans have spoken loud and clear and I hear ya, blah, blah, blah.

    It would more interesting if the american idol judges could comment afterwards.

  • Robin from Indiana

    I fully expect to see Barry go into ‘campaign mode’ when he does the State of the Union address. He will embellish his promises and not take responsibility for anything that is wrong in our country. He lied when he campaigned and we’ll be hearing more of the same…

    • Robert

      So true.

  • Warrior

    I cringe at the thought of seeing this fraud again at the podium with Joe and plastic face Nancy in the background. If that site alone doesn’t scare the bejeezus out of americans I don’t know what does. Oh the horror!

    • Robert

      I tell you what scares the bejeezus out of me more. Some nut job taking out Obama and Joe and then we’re stuck with Nacy as President. Yes, freeze spending but increase Secreet Service protection by 100 times. We can’t afford to loose these two before the next election.

      • Harold Olsen

        And what scares me about that scenario is that Obama will then be viewed one of this country’s greatest presidents, just as Kennedy was and he was a pretty bad president–popular but bad. But I wouldn’t mourn for Obama.

        • usmadgirl

          Harold Olsen,

          No, we certainly don’t want to make a martyr of him & talk about playing the “race card” then! Lord, help us all! Nobody would ever believe that it had absolutely nothing to do with his being HALF black, but, instead, for taking the country down the road to whatever it is he’s taking us to – either Socialism, Communism or Marxism or just straight to a One World Government!

          • Claire

            What a thing to discuss. I don’t want any president assassinated. Republican or Democrat. You know, if something like this happens to Obama, it isn’t going to be fun and games. You all can expect a full-fledged riot.

          • Claire

            There are too many psychos running around loose now. All they need is to read stuff like this and act on it. They read all blogs. This is something we do not need–to have some nut go postal. And the way things are, nothing surprises me anymore.

          • cr747

            Claire, you are right. Race should have nothing to do with who is in the White House. We as a nation are going to have to come together and forget RACE. I know it is hard at times when he gets in front of a camera and gives you that,”I got you look.” This has been true in the past with other presidents also. I am a white male,”or I was the last time I looked,” and the race card never comes up in front of me. I believe in equal rights for all races,(notice I said equal)but all races should work harder to keep from depending on the GOVERNMENT so much. As I travel the Nation, I see a lot of disgrace from all races.
            Something that really irritates me is going to Wal-Mart, or a mall and watch the people parking in a HANDICAP PARKING spot. Then upon getting out of their vehicle, they are in fast mode. In other words, their handicap permit is for someone in their family, and there is some poor soul walking all bent over or crippled, and they had to park way out away from where they are going. Simply because there are some people in our community that has no respect whatsoever for someone in worst shape than them!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

        • DaveH

          Actually, Harold, Kennedy wasn’t that bad. He proposed the lowering of the top marginal income tax brackets from 91% to 70%. He had already been assassinated before the Bill was passed though.
          In 1963 President Kennedy issued Executive Order 11110 authorizing the Department of Treasury to issue additional Silver Certificates for any silver held by the U.S. Government in excess of that not already backing issued certificates. These certificates were actually backed by hard silver (for a few years at least).
          He sometimes even went against the wishes of the Democrat Majority.
          His policies made many of our current Republicans look like Leftist-Democrats.

        • coal miner

          Harold O and Usmadgirl,

          You two are sick.Thats a human being you are talking about.I heard people talk about George Bush the same way. I told them what I told you. I don’t want any president assasinated.You claim to be good Christians.I always said Christianity is a religion of phonies. If a person is different and not the same religion,than hes not fit to live.Thank God I am agnostic.I hope everyone on this thread voice their disapproval of this kind of talk.You two are bigots.

      • Warrior

        Actually, i find watching and listening to those three elitist phonies kind of comical.

  • Harold Olsen

    I don’t plan on either watching or listening to Obama’s SOTU address. I’m not in the habit of listening to a proven liar. And from what I hear, he is going to emphasize how his policies, especially the stimulus bill, have worked and how many millions of jobs were saved and how many people went back to work and how our economy has improved since he took office. His speech writers are great at creating fiction. I hope every one of his teleprompters break down. That way the American people won’t have to hear his lies.

    • usmadgirl

      Harold Olsen,

      I haven’t made up my mind whether I’m going to watch it or not. I don’t want to have a stroke!

      If someone would just knock his teleprompters over, people would see that he’s NOT an eloquent SPEAKER, just a decent READER! He’d be doing his “ugh, ugh, ugh” thing & then go into his “Porky Pig” impersonation…”badip, badip, badip, that’s all folks”!

  • ONTIME

    Seventeen million out of work and more to come, a majority of them have used up their benefits and Ol’ Big Ears the un-credentialed has done nothing to help the private sector to grow jobs or the middle class to expand but he has made government more expensive, bigger and more intrusive than ever…..how much does one of those unapproved tsar’s make and why?

    There is two things I just don’t like about this guy….his face.

  • DaveH

    Obama better not preempt Wheel of Fortune or I’m going to be mad.

    • Robert

      Now that’s the smartest thing I’ve heard so far. At least 1 person in this group has their priorities straight. At least on Wheel of Fortune there is someone who comes out the winner. With Obama, we all loose.

    • usmadgirl

      DaveH,

      I’m surprised he didn’t have the State of the Union at 5:00 EST so he could preempt Glenn. That’s when he usually breaks in to make some urgently stupid statement!

  • Robert

    Just finished listening to Obama’s State of the Union Applause. Ridiculous. Whatever he tried to say or convey it surely didn’t register with me because every time he opened his mouth the idiots in the room applauded. What a disgrace those fools made his speech into.

  • DaveH

    John Stossel on Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7QmAzEsrtyo

  • Claire

    I did not watch the speech. And this is the first time in years that I have not watched a President give their State of the Union Speech. I just didn’t want to hear it. And my husband watched a ballgame.

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