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SOTU: What Pres. Obama should say, will say, won’t say

The President’s State of the Union address is tonight.
People are musing about what the President will say or ought to say.
As I see it…
What the President ought to say:
“Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice-President, Members of Congress, the Cabinet, Honorable Justices, my … Continue reading

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State of the Union Address. Wherein Fr Z has dubitations.

As I fortify myself to watch the State of the Union Address tonight, I am minded of one of the best lines of invective ever uttered.
Back in the 70’s Mary McCarthy and Lillian Hellman had a war, during which the … Continue reading

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Archbp. Carroll’s “Prayer for Government”

According to the barest reading of Article II, Section 3 of the U.S. Constitution,
“[The President] shall from time to time give to Congress information of the State of the Union and recommend to their Consideration such measures as he shall … Continue reading

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