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State of the Union Preview: "President Obama Wanted You to Know This"
The White House official website ^ | Jan 25, 2014 | Dan Pfeiffer

Posted on 01/25/2014 3:38:49 PM PST by Innovative

Ed. Note: Earlier today, Senior Advisor Dan Pfeiffer sent this message out to the White House email list. If you didn't get it, make sure you sign up for email updates.

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Every year it's the same: In the days leading up to the State of the Union, the phone rings off the hook with everyone trying to figure out what will be in the President's address.

We're now just four days out -- and the President wanted you to get the first preview of what this speech is all about. As always, he'll be working on it right up until game time, but three words sum up the President's message on Tuesday night: opportunity, action, and optimism.

The core idea is as American as they come: If you work hard and play by the rules, you should have the opportunity to succeed. Your ability to get ahead should be based on your hard work and ambition and who you want to be, not just the raw circumstance of who you are when you're born.

On Tuesday night, the President will lay out a set of real, concrete, practical proposals to grow the economy, strengthen the middle class, and empower all who hope to join it.

RSVP now and watch the enhanced State of the Union on WhiteHouse.gov this Tuesday night.

In this year of action, the President will seek out as many opportunities as possible to work with Congress in a bipartisan way. But when American jobs and livelihoods depend on getting something done, he will not wait for Congress.

President Obama has a pen and he has a phone, and he will use them to take executive action and enlist every American -- business owners and workers, mayors and state legislators, young people, veterans, and folks in communities from across the country -- in the project to restore opportunity for all.

It will be an optimistic speech. Thanks to the grit and determination of citizens like you, America has a hard-earned right to that optimism. Five years after the President inherited the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, our businesses have created more than eight million new jobs in the past 46 months, and they're primed to create more.

With some action on all our parts, we can help more jobseekers find work, and more working Americans find the economic security they deserve. That's why, in the week following the speech, President Obama will travel to communities across the country -- including Prince George’s County Maryland, Pittsburgh, Milwaukee, and Nashville, before returning to the White House to outline new efforts to help the long-term unemployed.

You need to tune in on Tuesday -- because this is about you.

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Want to get involved in this year’s State of the Union?

•Get ready for the speech by visiting the official page.


TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: civilwar2; civilwarii; cw2; cwii; impeachnow; obama; obamasotu; sotu; stateoftheunion
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"But when American jobs and livelihoods depend on getting something done, he will not wait for Congress.

President Obama has a pen and he has a phone, and he will use them to take executive action"

He can't get it through his head that he is NOT Emperor Obama...

1 posted on 01/25/2014 3:38:49 PM PST by Innovative
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To: Innovative

Here is the link to the official SOTU webpage:

http://www.whitehouse.gov/sotu


2 posted on 01/25/2014 3:39:32 PM PST by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: Innovative

The pr*ck has nothing to say I’d want to hear.


3 posted on 01/25/2014 3:41:17 PM PST by skeeter
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To: Innovative

i just want the dork to understand how he really is thought of.
incompetant oaf.


4 posted on 01/25/2014 3:41:40 PM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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To: Innovative

This jackass is not an American president. He is a traitor and has violated the oath of office.


5 posted on 01/25/2014 3:42:01 PM PST by dforest
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To: Innovative

No thanks. I get enough spam.


6 posted on 01/25/2014 3:43:44 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Innovative

“this year of action, the President will seek out as many opportunities as possible to work with Congress in a bipartisan way”

Lying piece of s**t!


7 posted on 01/25/2014 3:44:00 PM PST by kcvl
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To: Innovative
"But when American jobs and livelihoods depend on getting something done, he will not wait for Congress.

Statist tactics from day one: create a problem with your meddling & tinkering, identify the problem and declare an emergency demanding more power to fix the problem you created.

And on and on down the commode goes the nation.

8 posted on 01/25/2014 3:44:53 PM PST by skeeter
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To: skeeter

Biggest liar & crook ever to hold that office and that is saying something!


9 posted on 01/25/2014 3:45:59 PM PST by kcvl
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To: Innovative

I hope those attending don’t forget to bring their duck calls.


10 posted on 01/25/2014 3:48:02 PM PST by Octar
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To: Innovative
... As always, he'll be working on it right up until game time ...

Yeah. He doesn't want to delay his T-time at the golf course.
11 posted on 01/25/2014 3:49:50 PM PST by TomGuy
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To: Innovative
President Obama has a pen and he has a phone, and he will use them to take executive action and enlist every American -- business owners and workers, mayors and state legislators, young people, veterans, and folks in communities from across the country -- in the project to restore opportunity for all.

So His Heinous Emperor Supreme Dear Leader will ENLIST EVERY AMERICAN in his "project" to 'resort' America.

Sounds like a draft is going to be implemented.

A draft into totalitarian MarxoFascism.

12 posted on 01/25/2014 3:50:25 PM PST by INVAR ("Fart for liberty, fart for freedom and fart proudly!" - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: skeeter

It’s what “community activist’s” DO.


13 posted on 01/25/2014 3:52:23 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Innovative
RSVP now and watch the enhanced State of the Union on WhiteHouse.gov this Tuesday night.

Enhanced? What? Sprinkle a little Accent on it? Enhanced with interpretive dance and Schizophrenic hand jive Kill Whitey "sign language"? Enhanced with Smell-O-Vision?

No thanks... The experience of enduring the regime of this lawless, halfbreed, full on commie, closetted homo is enough and required no enhancement or augmentation.

14 posted on 01/25/2014 3:52:38 PM PST by Rodamala
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To: Rodamala

Didn’t Dennis Miller used to provide his own running commentary?


15 posted on 01/25/2014 3:53:49 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: INVAR

This is America, we have voluntary service.
Or at least we used to.


16 posted on 01/25/2014 3:53:55 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Innovative

I emit a pretty good copy of his sotu every morning


17 posted on 01/25/2014 3:55:31 PM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Innovative

>> three words sum up the President’s message on Tuesday night: opportunity, action, and optimism.

How can anyone be optimistic when Obama’s actions have destroyed opportunity?


18 posted on 01/25/2014 3:55:32 PM PST by Ray76 (How modern liberals think: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eaE98w1KZ-c)
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To: Innovative

State of the Union: Barack Obama will have little concrete to offer disillusioned middle classes

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/10596824/State-of-the-Union-Barack-Obama-will-have-little-concrete-to-offer-disillusioned-middle-classes.html

“Mr Obama’s fifth State of the Union will focus on inequality and the cost of living crisis that is uppermost in the minds of millions of those ordinary Americans, but if the trend of recent years continues, fewer of them than ever will bother to tune in to listen.”


19 posted on 01/25/2014 3:56:22 PM PST by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: Innovative

He is mispronouncing the word.

Acting, not action. It’s the year of acting.

Acting like he’s competent.

Acting like people believe him.

Acting like he’s a real President.


20 posted on 01/25/2014 3:57:18 PM PST by savedbygrace (But God!)
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To: Innovative
Right. That “waiting on Congress” routine must get really tiresome. No support for badly needed Marxist initiatives coming out that organization. The good news is that, with the help of the Chief Justice, the shredding of the Constitution is progressing nicely. Who needs Congress anyway?

For a preview of the SOTU I suggest doing a Wikipedia search on “Income Inequality”. That way you skip the speech entirely, a step that will definitely increase your lifespan.

21 posted on 01/25/2014 3:58:21 PM PST by InterceptPoint
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To: Innovative

If I want to hear a preview of Obama’s speech I can just watch old clips of Adolf Hitler, same thing, just Hitler was better dressed


22 posted on 01/25/2014 4:01:53 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Innovative
...three words sum up the President's message on Tuesday night: opportunity, action, and optimism.


23 posted on 01/25/2014 4:06:38 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: Innovative

As I have said before numerous times, I will work tiressly to arrest Dinesh, O’Keefe, and Sarah’s dad —we WILL not fail...!

Very optimistic.


24 posted on 01/25/2014 4:09:37 PM PST by gaijin
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To: InterceptPoint

“Income Inequality” is all about giving the Democrats a narrative to portray Republicans as “the bad guys”, and to empower Democrats to be the arbiter of who should be paid more than they’re worth and who should be paid less than they’re worth.

Republicans would be wise to take the issue away from Democrats by reframing it as promoting a system of fair giving and fair taking.

A hamburger flipper gives a service that anyone can perform. A brain surgeon gives a service that requires great knowledge, skill, and discipline. Each deserves respect as each is performing a needed service for society. Yet a hamburger flipper gives much less than a brain surgeon, therefore a hamburger flipper can not take as much as a brain surgeon.

The same could be said for a concrete laborer and a crane operator, a framing carpenter and a fine furniture maker, or a cashier and an accountant, and so forth.

Free enterprise is the only system yet devised that promotes, on average, fair giving and fair taking. It is the most just system known.

Free exchange in a free and fair market is what Republicans should promote, not a rigged market with Democrats choosing the winners and losers.


25 posted on 01/25/2014 4:13:50 PM PST by Ray76 (How modern liberals think: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eaE98w1KZ-c)
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To: Innovative
Can't wait for The Year of Action.

It will be better than Focused Like a Laser!

It will be better than The Summer of Recovery!

It will be better than Stimulus I!

It will be better than Cash For Clunkers!

It will be better than Stimulus II!

26 posted on 01/25/2014 4:19:03 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: kcvl

Bammy’s going to focus on his golf games and racking up miles on AF1 this year.


27 posted on 01/25/2014 4:20:54 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: tet68

We used to.

No such thing as anything “voluntary” in a Marxist state.

Of course the Obama’s did tell us that they would require ‘sacrifices’ in order to bring about ‘change’ - and most of this nation was not listening to their words. They were too enamored with emotion to let some logic cells process what they were actually promising they would do.


28 posted on 01/25/2014 4:21:31 PM PST by INVAR ("Fart for liberty, fart for freedom and fart proudly!" - Benjamin Franklin)
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29 posted on 01/25/2014 4:30:08 PM PST by RedMDer (Happy with this, America? Make your voices heard. 2014 is just around the corner. ~ Sarah Palin)
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To: Innovative
On Tuesday night, the President will lay out a set of real, concrete, practical proposals to grow the economy, strengthen the middle class, and empower all who hope to join it.

1. Resign

2. Rescind all of his Executive Orders

3. Fire all of his "Czars"

4. Take Clueless Joe with him.

30 posted on 01/25/2014 4:31:05 PM PST by CASchack
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To: Innovative

We should throw a party! This is the five year anniversary of the same state of the union!


31 posted on 01/25/2014 4:31:24 PM PST by struggle
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In this year of action, the President will seek out as many opportunities as possible to work with Congress in a bipartisan way.

In the Obama lexicon, "bipartisan" means Congress needs to bend over...

32 posted on 01/25/2014 4:32:05 PM PST by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Innovative
In this year of action, the President will seek out as many opportunities as possible to work with Congress in a bipartisan way.

Where have I heard that lie before?

This baloney is getting very old. But as Peggy Noonan finally noticed, no one listens to Obama any more.

33 posted on 01/25/2014 4:35:44 PM PST by Senator_Blutarski
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To: Innovative
President Obama has a pen and he has a phone, and he will use them to take executive action and enlist every American -- business owners and workers, mayors and state legislators, young people, veterans, and folks in communities from across the country

Wow...when did an Executive Order become a "Kings Decree"...

I guess these Incubus and Succubus think they have unlimited power...

34 posted on 01/25/2014 4:38:05 PM PST by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: struggle

Repubs should all walk in with a small plant pot of green shoots. Still waiting for them.


35 posted on 01/25/2014 4:40:04 PM PST by Ray76 (How modern liberals think: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eaE98w1KZ-c)
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To: Paladin2

Who in their right mind is going to believe a word he says?!


36 posted on 01/25/2014 4:43:33 PM PST by kcvl
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To: Innovative

rather than smash my tv I won’t be watching the illegal alien communist muslim in the white hut spout off!!!


37 posted on 01/25/2014 4:50:12 PM PST by dalereed
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To: Innovative

I predict 55 minutes of boiled BS.

Maybe there’s an old Jimmy Stewart movie on opposite...


38 posted on 01/25/2014 5:09:59 PM PST by Eric in the Ozarks ("Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth.")
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To: Innovative

My optimism evaporated when this POS was re-elected. Mittens would not have been great but he would have been better.


39 posted on 01/25/2014 5:15:20 PM PST by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED.)
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To: Innovative

SOTU Address: The cure for insomnia!


40 posted on 01/25/2014 5:22:03 PM PST by getarope (Jesus is coming soon, and boy is he PISSED!)
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To: Innovative

Haven’t watched since he insulted the Supreme Court. And if the line “inherited the worst...blah blah blah since the great depression...blah blah blah” was a drinking game, we’d have been long gone.

HE’s IN HIS 6TH FREAKING YEAR and he’s still using a tired line...and in my opinion, we haven’t come all that far no matter HOW many WS shills tell me it’s so. I haven’t head anything remotely positive or new from this guy. And I won’t be listening, either.


41 posted on 01/25/2014 5:27:39 PM PST by SueRae (It isn't over. In God We Trust.)
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To: tet68

Traitors all of them


42 posted on 01/25/2014 5:49:33 PM PST by ronnie raygun
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To: Innovative

Who in their right mind would believe this lying sack of crap at this point?
Every time he opens his pie hole, he’s lying thru his teeth.
He is not one of us. There is nothing I want to hear from this Kenyan....or whatever he is. Its all a bunch of lies.


43 posted on 01/25/2014 5:54:29 PM PST by lgjhn23 (It's easy to be liberal when you're dumber than a box of rocks.)
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He can't get it through his head that he is NOT Emperor Obama...

no it is the sheeple who cant get it through their head

44 posted on 01/25/2014 6:44:05 PM PST by bigheadfred
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Your ability to get ahead should be based on your hard work and ambition and who you want to be, not just the raw circumstance of who you are when you're born.

Translation: "One can "work hard" ... never really achieve any results of have any success ... but if you have ambition and want to be something else -- ok! The government will help you by taking away from some other taxpayer to make your worthless government cheese-eating fat ass feel better."

45 posted on 01/25/2014 6:48:50 PM PST by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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Who in their right mind is going to believe a word he says?!

53%. That's who. The dumbasses who re-elected this piece of crap.

46 posted on 01/25/2014 6:50:00 PM PST by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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Is this going to be another summer of recovery? I am still waiting for the last summer of recovery to start.


47 posted on 01/25/2014 7:01:56 PM PST by Moorings
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“this year of action, the President will seek out as many opportunities as possible to work with Congress in a bipartisan way”

I won.

48 posted on 01/25/2014 7:18:09 PM PST by 1066AD
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"Your ability to get ahead should be based on your hard work and ambition and who you want to be, not just the raw circumstance of who you are when you're born."

Soooooo... he's getting rid of affirmative action?

49 posted on 01/25/2014 8:50:08 PM PST by mbennett203 ("Bulrog, a tough brute ninja who has dedicated his life to eradicating the world from hippies.")
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“If you work hard and play by the rules, you should have the opportunity to succeed”

But Barry is working hard through EO’s and regulations to make sure that never happens. Sucks to be you. :-)


50 posted on 01/25/2014 8:56:28 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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