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Speak Out: State of the Union 2013

What did you think of the president speech and the Republican and tea party responses? Which goals do you support? Which ideas should be abandoned.

President Barack Obama delivered the 2013 State of the Union speech to the U.S. Congress tonight, followed by rebuttals from Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) on behalf of the Republican Party and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) for the Tea Party caucus.

What did you think? Was the president on point? Did he touch on issues important to you? Or omit any? What issues are most important to you?

Did Rubio make more sense? Or Paul? What did you think of there being two conservative rebuttals? Did you listen to both?

Share you thoughts in the comments below.

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Sandy Schoonmaker February 13, 2013 at 01:20 PM
Obama used the words invest and investment many times in his speech. What strikes me is that this idea of federal government "investing" in our economy is not what our government is supposed to do. The federal government's role is to provide for our courts, police, military, and perhaps some other basics such as schools, social security, etc. It is not their job to make investments in businesses or industries.
DJ February 13, 2013 at 05:19 PM
Sad. We have a president that proudly represents you only if you agree with him. If not, he insults you, again and again.
DJ February 13, 2013 at 05:21 PM
Why doesn't he just ask us to race toward bankruptcy as fast as we can? Get it over with, then our kids and their kids can struggle to pick up the pieces.

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