The phrase Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me is a nice idea, but what a ridiculous statement. I remember singing that like a nursery rhyme while bullies teased me and my brother on our way to school. But, the statement wasn’t true then, and it isn’t true now. Words can hurt. I still toss and turn over menacing words. They stick, they bury themselves inside of us, and they bring death of one sort or another.
Yes, tonight is the fated State of the Union Address, and just thinking about the items on this administration’s agenda make me feel like my head is going to explode. Some topics to watch for in tonight’s address include… *The Economy *The immigration system *Regulation of carbon emissions *Wall Street regulations *The recent Supreme Court decision *The ailing Healthcare Bill *Foreign Affairs and Terrorist threats *Government reform