Monthly Archives: January 2011

Month: January 2011 SOTU – In Retrospect

I have not yet read through my notes taken during the President’s State of the Union address last night. They are somewhere in state between chaotic and unprintable, so this is nothing more than an overview and a bit of editorial. I am concerned about several things in the President’s SOTU address last night. First and foremost is his intransigence

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Month: January 2011 State Of The Union, 2011

Or: I’m sure you think you understood what you thought you heard me say, but I’m not at all certain that what you think you heard and believe that you understand is actually what I said and not at all what I meant. Senators, Congressional Representatives, distinguished guests, and those of you that are Republicans; let me welcome you to

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Month: January 2011 President Obama, Op-ed, WSJ

The EPA and the Department of Transportation worked with auto makers, labor unions, states like California, and environmental advocates this past spring to turn a tangle of rules into one aggressive new standard. It was a victory for car companies that wanted regulatory certainty; for consumers who will pay less at the pump; for our security, as we save 1.8

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