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    After watching the 2005 State of the Union address. I think that the President, Mr. George W. Bush, has made it clear to the Speaker of the House, Vice President, Membe4rs of Congress, and the citizens of the United States that he has a clear plan to improve the welfare of the United States in present days and days to come. The President put forth that he has now a plan for a budget that holds discretionary spending below inflation, makes tax relief permanent, and to cut the deficit in half by the

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    The State of The Union Address

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    This document will analyze the state of the union addresses of President John F. Kennedy, Ronald Regan, and Barack Obama. In this research paper, the author will summarize each speech, compare and contrast the three, as well as provide multiple literary articles that analyze each and provide the author’s personal opinion. On January 14, 1963 President John F. Kennedy addressed 435 Representatives and 100 Senators. The eighty-eighth congress was made up of 259 Democrats and 176 Republicans. President

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    The most interesting parts of Obama’s speech, to me, were the clarifications on his educational policies. His plans for higher education, such as halting student loan payments after 20 years or 10 years for public servants, seemed pretty cool to me. I’m not sure if taking government money to be used for student loans and giving it to parents while simultaneously stopping loan payments after 20 years is such a good idea. Pissing off the entire banking system might not be such a good idea in the

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    The State of the Union (SOU) Address According to Peters (2006), the State of Union Address represents an address, which is usually presented by the United States President. The address is often directed to the U.S Congress in a joint session. The address occurs once per calendar year. At the core of this report is to relate the conditions that America is experiencing (Peters, 2006). However, the address is often motivated towards allowing the president to outline his or her legislative agenda, for

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    coalition, captured, arrest, and rid the world of thousands of terrorists, destroyed Afghanistan’s terrorists training camps, saved a people from starvation, and freed a country from brutal oppression (applause). - President G.W. Bush, State of the Union Address, January 29th 2002 President Bush, in response to the tragic happenings of September 11th, pointed the finger of blame at Osama Bin Laden and the Al Qaeda terrorist network. Now that our retaliatory war effort in Afghanistan has been underway

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    Athletes and Steroid Use

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    question. This steroid problem reaches farther than one might think. ¡§This issue was drawing so much interest President Bush mentioned it in last year¡¦s State of the Union address¡¨ (Random and off season). If the President of the United States feels that this is a big enough problem to mention in his State of the Union address, then this problem effects all Americans. Another way it effects all Americans is that US tax dollars are being used by the federal government to investigate the players

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    hope. Kurt Ritter comments on President Reagan’s address to the nation given on January 28, 1986 saying, “Perhaps no president could have fulfilled the country’s need to mourn and, then, to begin to heal as skillfully as Ronald Reagan (Ritter, 3).” On that morning the space shuttle “Challenger” violently exploded while the nation watched live televised coverage of the shuttle’s launch. President Reagan was scheduled to give his State of the Union Address on that date, but instead he reached out the country

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    United Nations

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    European power and its colonies. However, if these latter type of wars were to occur in the Americas, the U.S. would view such action as hostile toward itself. The doctrine was issued by President James Monroe during his seventh annual State of the Union address to Congress. It was met first with doubt, then with enthusiasm. This was a defining moment in the foreign policy of the United States. (Wikipedia: The Monroe Doctrine) Since the establishment of this policy, many US presidents have followed this

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    2002, edition of The Nation, the “Comment” section was overflowing with evidence of the magazines liberal stance. The entire column “Little but War Itself” was devoted to the disappointment of the magazine in President Bush and his State of the Union address. As the article points out, Bush seems to be an extremely meek President who does not want to say anything too risky. The author of this article, Robert L. Borosage writes, “Emboldened by success in war, Bush had little to offer but war itself”

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    Jennifer Dunn

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    Washington State delegation, and has served in Congress since 1993. Also, Jennifer Dunn is considered an outstanding spokesperson for House Republicans. In 1999, she was chosen to deliver the Republican response to the Presidents State of the Union Address. Congresswoman Dunn has also served as a board member for the National Endowment for Democracy. In these capacities, she has made several trips to Taiwan, Hong Kong, China and Africa. Her experience in the international area goes back to her years

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    Taking the First Step

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    Taking the First Step On January 27, 1998, in his State of the Union Address, President Clinton proposed an idea that would immediately spawn a national debate. The goal that President Clinton sought was to reduce class size in grades 1-3, nationwide, to an average of 18 students per class. The president’s plan was to provide enough funds to school districts so that an additional 100,000 teachers could be hired. Throughout the rest of his proposal President Clinton covered every other questionable

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    College

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    and learn the material are often overlooked so that a teacher may help a student who is behind because of social promotion. Social promotion was brought to the attention of the country when President Clinton gave his State of the Union Address in 1999. In this address he stated many educational goals such as a mandatory third grade reading goal and the reformation of the school system in order to equip it for the twenty -first centuries. Along these same lines the President has called an end to

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    What's Wrong With Our Public Education? In the State of the Union Address, President Clinton announced that our nation is headed in the right direction, our economy is strong, the national budget is balanced and there are more jobs being produced. However, it’s not all good news, especially when it comes to public education. Spewing forth national test results, Clinton regretfully informed us that we are once again ranked below average. Unfortunately this scenario is all too familiar.

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    Addressing Crime in America in John J. DiIulio's Article, Let 'em Rot John J. DiIulio, Jr. writes his article, "Let 'em Rot," in response to the State of the Union Address by President Clinton in January of 1994. In this article he focuses on the continually increasing crime problem in America. DiIulio feels that a change is needed in the way this country handles the punishment and rehabilitation of criminals. He makes a claim of policy that criminals should serve their entire prison sentences

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    Presidential Theory

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    their Constitution. The Constitution of the state of New York gave only the “Governor” ultimate executive power, stressed the importance of a strong chief executive, granted reprieves and pardons, as well as the establishment of the State of the Union address. The Final aspect of the NY Constitution found in the Constitution today, which clearly is a managerial task, is the power of the Presidential veto. By exercising this power, the President is clearly managing Congress, for if not in the best interest

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    News

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    if another terrorist attack were to happen. Congress wanted to spend 20 billion for security in its 2002 plan, they even had it approved. Except approximately half of that money was used before the September 11th attacks. After the state of Union Address to Congress in January the president will release his 2003 budget plan. Dress up yogurt without adding fat Yogurts with the labels "nonfat" and "low fat" are all good for you when you want to make some cut backs on

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    change and that is the State of the Union Address. Every President is tasked with giving a speech to address the state of the country specifically on the economy and the current budget. The speech is supposed to give American citizens a sense of hope, comradery, and belief that the leader of the free world is making every effort to make this country better for all who are apart of it. However, with the newly elected President, during his State of the Union Address he promoted division and intentional

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    School Uniforms

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    of whether or not school uniforms are a necessity in today’s society has been a long standing debate. However, it did not come onto the national scene until 1996 when then President Bill Clinton spoke of the matter in his annual State of the Union Address. Citing the Long Beach city school district in California, Clinton spoke of the positive effects of uniform implementation, including: decreased drug cases, sex offenses, violent crimes and fights. Jessica Portner, a writer for Education Week

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    Terrorism

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    main topic here is Terrorism and Foreign Policy. The two terms that are going to be discussed is how the war against terrorism is expanding and how American President George W. Bush misnamed his National Security Strategy. In his State of the Union address, President Bush threatened to expand the war on terrorism to countries that are developing weapons of mass destruction and nations that are “timid in the face of terror.” The president singled out three nations, North Korea, Iran, and Iraq as the

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    Cars running on hydrogen fuel instead of gasoline may seem like something that is seen in a science fiction movie, but they may be much closer than many people realize. President Bush announced in his State of the Union address that he has plans to take large steps forward “to advance into the 21st century” (quoted by Porteus ). This advancement is to come in the form of a $1.2 billion plan to help fund research into hydrogen fuel. By doing this Bush plans to lessen America’s reliance on foreign

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