Originally Posted by KChiefer
I agree. It's just so tactless to literally rebut ASAP! It's amazing how much you can up your game by sleeping on it for a night.
Well, congress critters get in there 10 hours earlier to get camera face time as if it's one big suck up celebration. There were no answers provided by Obama last night. It's a dog and pony show for how much more spending and largesse is going to happen. The jumping up and down ritual is more like they're there to feed their own egos, while they live in their own bubble.
There's no obligation to even do this in this manner. Only have to provide information about the state of the union.
“The power to declare war, including the power of judging the causes of war, is fully and exclusively vested in the legislature.” ~ James Madison, Father of the Constitution
“We do not believe in aggressive or preventive war. Such war is the weapon of dictators, not of free democratic countries like the United States.”~ Truman, Sept 1, 1950