State of the Union

Jan 27, 2010

Tonight, President Obama will deliver his annual State of the Union address. In his speech, the President will lay out his agenda for America in 2010.  Like every member of Member of Congress, I will be watching from the House floor with great interest. 

Personally, I hope the President chooses to stop his spend-and borrow economic policies and his efforts to seize control of America’s health care system.  President Obama should heed the message sent by the people of Massachusetts when they elected Scott Brown to the U.S. Senate: We want change, but not the change we’ve gotten so far.

It’s time to get our fiscal house in order.  Experts agree that if Congress can get the deficit under control and stop threatening to raise taxes on small businesses, we can creative an environment conducive to job growth.
In addition, we should come together in a bipartisan fashion to strengthen our education system, lower health care costs, and end our dangerous dependence on foreign oil.” 

To renew the American Dream, we need to harness the power of free minds and free markets; not add more layers of government bureaucracy.

For some articles that preview tonight’s speech – and make some good arguments about what the President should be focused on – see the articles below.

Also, please let me know what you want to hear President Obama say in his address here.

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