Skip to comments.State of the Union Preview: "President Obama Wanted You to Know This"
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.
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 Georges 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.
Want to get involved in this years State of the Union?
Get ready for the speech by visiting the official page.
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...
Here is the link to the official SOTU webpage:
The pr*ck has nothing to say I’d want to hear.
i just want the dork to understand how he really is thought of.
This jackass is not an American president. He is a traitor and has violated the oath of office.
No thanks. I get enough spam.
“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!
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.
Biggest liar & crook ever to hold that office and that is saying something!
I hope those attending don’t forget to bring their duck calls.
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.
It’s what “community activist’s” DO.
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.
Didn’t Dennis Miller used to provide his own running commentary?
This is America, we have voluntary service.
Or at least we used to.
I emit a pretty good copy of his sotu every morning
>> 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?
State of the Union: Barack Obama will have little concrete to offer disillusioned middle classes
“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.”
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.
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.
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
As I have said before numerous times, I will work tiressly to arrest Dinesh, O’Keefe, and Sarah’s dad —we WILL not fail...!
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.
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!
Bammy’s going to focus on his golf games and racking up miles on AF1 this year.
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.
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2. Rescind all of his Executive Orders
3. Fire all of his "Czars"
4. Take Clueless Joe with him.
We should throw a party! This is the five year anniversary of the same state of the union!
In the Obama lexicon, "bipartisan" means Congress needs to bend over...
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.
Wow...when did an Executive Order become a "Kings Decree"...
I guess these Incubus and Succubus think they have unlimited power...
Repubs should all walk in with a small plant pot of green shoots. Still waiting for them.
Who in their right mind is going to believe a word he says?!
rather than smash my tv I won’t be watching the illegal alien communist muslim in the white hut spout off!!!
I predict 55 minutes of boiled BS.
Maybe there’s an old Jimmy Stewart movie on opposite...
My optimism evaporated when this POS was re-elected. Mittens would not have been great but he would have been better.
SOTU Address: The cure for insomnia!
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.
Traitors all of them
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.
no it is the sheeple who cant get it through their head
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."
53%. That's who. The dumbasses who re-elected this piece of crap.
Is this going to be another summer of recovery? I am still waiting for the last summer of recovery to start.
Soooooo... he's getting rid of affirmative action?
“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. :-)