Shane Vander Hart offers his five quick takeaways from President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address outlining his first year in office and his vision for 2018.
Republican leaders and presidential candidates react to President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address given on January 12, 2016.
Brian Myers: President Obama doesn’t acknowledge Islamic terrorism as a real threat, but deems anthropogenic global warming to be our greatest threat?
U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) says the tax plan that President Obama put forth in his 6th State of the Union Address picks too many winners and losers.
State of the Union Responses from Republican Congressmen Steve King, Rod Blum and David Young and Iowa GOP Chair Jeff Kaufmann and Co-Chair Cody Hoefert,
U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) will deliver the Republican Address to the Nation following the State of the Union address on Tuesday, January 20, 2015.
Here is some reaction from Iowa Republicans to President Obama’s State of the Union address. Matt Whitaker, candidate for U.S. Senate: Tonight we heard another State of the Union address from President Obama—and after more than 5 years in office the themes and proposed solutions we heard are very similar to his past addresses. The […]
Sarah Palin explains why President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address was worthy of the hashtag she created for Twitter – #SOTUGottaBKiddingMe
Rick Santorum in Des Moines–1/26/11 I had the opportunity yesterday to meet with former Senator and prospective 2012 Presidential candidate Rick Santorum. He was in town for a series of events and he agreed to meet with me at Caribou Coffee in Des Moines. He’s taking his time making a decision whether or not to […]
What we needed to hear again were some famous words spoken by President Bill Clinton in January of 1996: “The era of big government is over”. This, however, is what we got: Obama spoke ambitiously of putting money into roads, research, education, efficient cars, high-speed rail and other initiatives in his State of the Union […]
Listening to the State of the Union while driving home, without the benefit of seeing the President give his speech, allowed me to hear his words and digest them without television bias. The thing that I came away with is that nothing he said had a kernel of truth in it, as it is redundant […]
I missed watching the whole State of the Union speech live last night, and have been unable to comment until now. After watching and reading the transcript of the speech it seems, in my opinion, to be made up of recycled campaign stump speeches and addresses he has given while in office. There wasn’t much […]
President Barack Obama decided to chide the Supreme Court of the United States over their decision to overturn much of the McCain-Feingold Campaign Finance law. He doesn’t seem to understand the concept of the freedom of speech which ironically even The Des Moines Register gets. Watch below: Justice Samuel Alito mouths the words, "not true" […]
Some random miscellany for today, I hope you enjoy. I’ll do a State of the Union address post later on since I was able to watch the whole thing live. Gallup: Obama’s Approval Most Polarized for First-Year President AP: Poll: GOP primary for US Senate seat in Fla. a tie Steve Deace: I heard it […]
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
1. Slow Motion Coffee – some cool slow motion pictures of a drop of cream going into coffee. HT: Two Feathers 2. U.N.: Afghan Death sentence for journalist distributing an article with anit-Islam sentiment is “a possible misuse of the judicial process.” This is incredible. I thought the Taliban was gone. A death sentence should […]