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Trump’s State Of The Union Address Affirms Americanism As Nation’s Guiding Ethos

February 6, 2020 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Patriotism was one of the most important themes of President Donald Trump’s third State of the Union address on Tuesday night. It was a night of high emotion and more than a few theatrics that began with Trump refusing to shake House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s hand and ending with Pelosi tearing […]

What To Expect In Trump’s State Of The Union Address

February 5, 2020 by

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By Daniel Davis ~ President Donald Trump will deliver his third State of the Union address Tuesday night. Today, I’m joined by Tommy Binion of The Heritage Foundation to get a sneak preview. Daniel Davis: President Trump is gearing up to deliver his State of the Union address, and joining me now for a preview […]

President Trump’s SOTU Guest List Represented the Millions of Forgotten Americans

February 11, 2019 by

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Guest Commentary  ~    By Lara Trump  ~   President Trump’s special guests at the State of the Union address tell you everything you need to know about his policies and his love for America. While the Democrats often claim that my father-in-law’s agenda is only intended to serve the wealthy elite, his guest list […]

Trump Has Authority To Declare Emergency For Border Wall, Arizona Lawmaker Says

February 7, 2019 by

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By Rachel del Guidice ~ President Donald Trump does have the authority to declare a national emergency in order to build his promised border barrier between the United States and Mexico if gridlock in Congress makes it necessary, a Republican lawmaker says. “He has the authority, and it’s not unique,”  Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., said […]

State Of The Climate

February 7, 2019 by

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By Craig Rucker ~ In delivering his State of the Union before a joint session of Congress last night, President Trump spoke about the nation’s burgeoning economy, strong national defense, and improved opportunities being opening up for the poor and middle class. One thing he didn’t mention, however, was climate change. And that put CNN’s […]

The 2019 SOTU Review: A Trump Administration Triumph

February 6, 2019 by

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Trump’s remarks strongly contrasted the difference in Republican optimism and Democrat pessimism.  ~ Mark Alexander and Nate Jackson  ~    Today is Ronald Reagan’s birthday. In the years since his presidency, through the Bush (41), Clinton, Bush (43), and Obama years, analyzingState of the Union addresses has been more about endurance than inspiration. But, surprisingly, that changed last year with Donald Trump’s first […]

President Donald Trump’s Second State of the Union

February 6, 2019 by

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Full video and transcript of the address.  ~ Political Editors  ~      Remarks as prepared for delivery TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES: Madam Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States, and my fellow Americans: We meet tonight at a moment of unlimited potential. As we […]

Trump Vows To Have SOTU In ‘Alternative’ Location

January 24, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump said he would deliver the State of the Union in an “alternative” location after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said he would not be welcome in the House, the traditional venue. Heritage Foundation President Kay Coles James, as part of a meeting of conservative leaders, told the president he […]

The Media’s Free Pass For Bitter Democrats

February 2, 2018 by

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By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ Even before President Trump gave his first State of the Union, the Left was complaining that he was going to look “presidential.” They still can’t accept that he is president, and gets to give presidential speeches. But Trump took that opportunity and fully exploited it. The Trump speech […]

Malice Aforethought, An Exercise In Impotence

February 2, 2018 by

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By Edward Cline ~ It was educational to watch the audience during President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address in Congress the night of January 30th. The Democratic side of the House played dead. The #Resistance is a hate group. It refuses to acknowledge the election of Donald Trump, even to the point of […]

NYT’s Petulant Take On SOTU: Trump ‘Rarely Lets Details Get In The Way Of A Good Story’

February 1, 2018 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Reporter Peter Baker’s front-page “news analysis” in Wednesday’s New York Times, written before President Trump’s first State of the Union speech, tried to frame the President as an unpopular, divisive, uncompassionate exaggerator: “The Salesman Most Still Aren’t Sold On.” And Helene Cooper’s live coverage provided this snarky bit: “All of the […]

CNN Discredits Own Poll Showing Overwhelming Positive Reaction To SOTU

January 31, 2018 by

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By Nicholas Fondacaro ~ In an amazing example of just how out of touch they were with the American people Tuesday, CNN prefaced the release of their very positive State of the Union reaction poll by claiming it wasn’t repetitive of the nation. “It’s not representative of the country overall it is a poll of […]

Liberal Foundations Behind State Of The Union Fact-Checking

January 30, 2018 by

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By Aly Nielsen ~ This year, liberals are not content to wait until after President Donald Trump’s State of the Union speech to resist. Instead, the liberal-funded Duke University Reporters’ Lab will be testing a fact-checking app that will allow fact-checkers from Politifact, The Washington Post and FactCheck.org to post fact-checks in real time. The […]

The 5 Key Points Trump Will Talk About In First State Of The Union

January 29, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump hopes to strike a “bipartisan” and “forward-looking” tone when pushing a theme of “Building a Safe, Strong and Proud America,” for his first State of the Union address on Tuesday, a senior administration official said. The speech will focus on five key issues: seeking to reach an immigration […]

Fact-Checking President Obama’s Final State Of The Union

January 13, 2016 by

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By Melissa Quinn and Josh Siegel  and Philip Wegmann ~ President Barack Obama looked to the future Tuesday night in his final State of the Union address, touching on issues ranging from health care and the economy to climate change, terrorism and military strength. Obama touted the achievements of his seven years in office, and outlined how […]

Muslim Group “CAIR” invited To Obama’s State Of The Union Address

January 13, 2016 by

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By Steve Emerson ~ As many as 25 House Democrats are expected to have Muslim guests during Tuesday night’s State of the Union speech. It’s in response to a call from Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison, the first Muslim voted into Congress, to counter an “alarming rise in […]

SOTU Speech: On What Planet Is Obama?

January 29, 2015 by

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By Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt, USMC (RET) ~ If “men are from Mars, women from Venus,” on what planet does President Obama reside? Listening to his January 20th State of the Union (SOTU) address makes one wonder. The planet Obama described was one of stability as his leadership has succeeded in degrading ISIS and […]

The 529: Record SOTU Backdown + More – Daily Digest

January 28, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Is the relinquishment of the trial by jury and the liberty of the press necessary for your liberty? Will the abandonment of your most sacred rights tend to the security of your liberty? Liberty, the greatest of all earthly blessings – give us that precious jewel, and you may take […]

2015 SOTU: ‘Mission Accomplished — I’m Just Awesome!’

January 22, 2015 by

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Free ObamaBucks for Everyone! By Mark Alexander~ “I do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my Ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.” –Article II, Section 1, Constitution of the United States (1787) For the last […]

Whatever Happened to the Scientific Consensus? + More – Daily Digest

January 20, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Amplification is the vice of modern oratory.” –Thomas Jefferson, letter to David Harding, 1824 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS Whatever Happened to the Scientific Consensus? The alarm dial cranked to full throttle Friday after NOAA released its much-anticipated “bombshell” report analyzing last year’s climate numbers. According to NOAA, at 1.24 degrees […]