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Right and Wrong in State of the Union Address

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Heritage Foundation experts weighed in on the policies President Obama mentioned in his State of the Union Tuesday night—and how they hurt or help America. Here are all their takes on the big issues.

  • Economy
  • Energy
  • Education
  • Legal
  • Health Care
  • Life and Marriage
  • Foreign Policy and National Security 

The Problem With Obama’s Shrinking Deficit Talking Point
President Obama touted shrinking deficits in today’s State of the Union address. This is about the only time in the foreseeable future the president will get to say that. The average annual deficit over the next decade is projected at $950 billion, just shy of a trillion. Starting this year and looking out as far as projections go, the deficit–absent further policy changes–is only heading in one direction: Up. Why address chronic and rising deficits confronting the nation, when you can enjoy a talking point while it lasts? Read_More_button

Source: Katrina Trinko, dailysignal.com