state of the union

Boehner has invited Obama to give the State of the Union address

After a hissy fit in which he threatened not to invite the President to speak before Congress, Boehner has made the offer. Here's what Obama should say.

I come before you today to report on the State of the Union. And though it pains me to say it, I must tell you that our once-great country is well and truly screwed.

Collection of Quotes from North Carolina Politicians on the SOTU

Collected by WRALhere.
First some of the good:

U.S. G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C.: "Each year, the State of the Union provides the opportunity to reflect on what has been accomplished as well as the challenges ahead. If the country stays its current course, I see American families, seniors and veterans continuing to struggle as they face rising health care costs, skyrocketing heating bills, higher prices at the gas pumps, smaller paychecks and an out-of-control deficit."

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U.S. Rep. David Price, D-N.C.: "President Bush had the opportunity this evening for a serious conversation with the American people about the challenges that confront us and how we are to meet them. He chose instead to conduct another 'spin session.' "

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