Skip to comments.Obama to Deliver State of the Union on Lincoln's Birthday
Posted on 01/11/2013 9:54:15 PM PST by originalbuckeye
President Barack Obama will deliver this year's State of the Union Address on February 12, which is the same day as Abraham Lincoln's birthday.
"Our nation continues to face immense challenges, and the American people expect us to work together in the new year to find meaningful solutions," House speaker John Boehner writes in a letter to Obama, inviting him to deliver the address. "This will require a willingness to seek common ground as well as presidential leadership. For that reason, the Congress and the Nation would welcome an opportunity to hear your plan and specific solutions for addressing Americas great challenges. Therefore, it is my privilege to invite you to speak before a Joint Session of Congress on February 12, 2013 in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol Building."
It's been reported that Obama has accepted Boehner's invitation to speak on Lincoln's birthday
why the heck did Boehner offer to have the SOTU on Lincoln’s birthday? This almost sounds like Chamberlain & Hitler where Chamberlain offers to do something he thinks Hitler will like in order to appease him.
Will he be taking in the theater later that night?
Gee, I look forward to not watching is moment in history. I would rather watch reruns of anything instead. My BS meter has about run dry listening to this asshat.
sic semper obamus
You said it well!
That photo shop on Drudge makes the ONE look eerily similar to Lincoln.
What is running at the Ford theater?
I’m dead sick of Chamberlain bashing. Absolutely everything was worse after the war from Britain’s perspective: no more empire (if you care about that sorta thing), lack of money, a bigger Welfare State, foreign policy dictated by foreigners, and a menace at least as bad in Central Europe without Germany as a buffer. If Churchill’s so damn perspicacious and Chamberlain so shortsighted, how come the former didn’t see that coming?
Oh, I forgot, the alternative was German global domination and slavery/rape/death for their countrymen. That’s what the “finest hour” speech was getting at. Except it’s malarkey. Hitler didn’t want to fight the West. He was pointed the other way. But France and Britain had to protect their ally Poland, unlike their other allies, and so made war. A handful of years later they actively participated in giving up the Poles to an evil totalitarian regime, only a different one this time.
What Churchill types wanted was to remain preeminent world powers. That’s exactly what they weren’t postwar, partly because of fighting it. And the world was arguably a worse place.
Well, maybe it’s hinting that it’s time for another civil war.
So, uh, how’d you like “Triumph of Will” Mrs. Lincoln?
Hmm... Hussein seeking some sort of honor at the Oscars.
If I’m a Nazi or fellow traveler for posting that, does that make you a commie or commie sympathizer?
>> Have we EVER had a Pres..ent so long on symbolism and so short on substance?
He will only be remembered for his Marxism.
He will thus remind the world that not all Illinois lawyers are created equal.
Shouldn't that be sic semper Obamo? You want the dative ... After all, you are advocating putting something to the man.
That reminds me of that scene where the Centurion lectures Brian (”Romanes eunt domus?!”...)
Romani, ite domum!
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