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Tonight is Obama's State of the Union address. Who cares?

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President Barack Obama's 2015 State of the Union live blog

All times are central standard time. 9:05 p.m. He’s got balls, criticizing Republicans for being pigheaded. He calls for compromise, but at the start threatens vetoes. His crony in the Senate, former majority leader Harry Reid, blocked countless votes, including any action on some 300 bills sent to the Senate by the House. Really heartening on... Read more »

What will be missing in the State of the Union and State of Illinois speeches

Honesty. Clarity. Realism. To name a few. Batten down the hatches as President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address Tuesday night and Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn delivers the State of the State address on Wednesday. But are faced with the daunting, nay, the overwhelming task of trying to charm us into believing... Read more »
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Barack, we're not as dumb as you think

In his state of the union speech last night, President Barack Obama promised to freeze discretionary spending for three years, as his way to address the huge federal deficits. Are we impressed? Not really. It’ll have barely any effect, and most Americans know that. A new Rasmussen poll finds that just a tiny sliver of... Read more »
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