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“As many have observed, the coming-together moment in Tucson after the shooting wasn’t a memorial, it was an event. The White House put it on: ‘Together We Thrive — Tucson and America.’ T-shirts carried the message, and signs were placed on seats for Obama’s speech. To say this was in bad taste is an egregious understatement. Why didn’t they just call it a campaign whistle stop?”

– columnist Jon Rappoport

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President Obama will make a plea for both parties to work together in his State of the Union speech, saying that “the challenges we face are bigger than party, and bigger than politics.” “At stake right now is not who wins the next election – after all, we just had an election,” he’ll say, according to excerpts released by the White House. “At stake is whether new jobs and industries take root in this country, or somewhere else. It’s whether the hard work and industry of our people is rewarded. It’s whether we sustain the leadership that has made America not just a place on a map, but a light to the world. We are poised for progress. Two years after the worst recession most of us have ever known, the stock market has come roaring back. Corporate profits are up. The economy is growing again.”

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Source: politico.com