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Marco Rubio´s Impressive Response
to Obama´s 2013 State of
the Union Address

Forbes, by Avik Roy

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Posted By:drive, 2/13/2013 1:57:13 PM

I’ll get to President Obama’s unremarkable State of the Union address in a moment. But first I want to discuss the first major televised address of the man who very well may be the next President of the United States: Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida. Sen. Rubio forthrightly addressed in both English and Spanish the principal domestic challenge of our time—the health care-driven budget deficit—while President Obama dishonestly insisted that Medicare reform was being held hostage by “special interest tax breaks.”

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Rafter, 2/13/2013 2:25:51 PM     (No. 9174405)

Didn´t watch any of the TV shows last night.

The quotes from Rubio offered here by the writer sound good.

Obviously Obama is a ripe target for his hypocrisy and lying.
Can´t wait to turn Obama into merely a Blame Duck.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: earlybird, 2/13/2013 2:39:58 PM     (No. 9174434)

It´s only flaw could be fixed with an audience, a lectern, and a glass of water.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 2/13/2013 2:40:02 PM     (No. 9174435)

I am not impressed by anything anybody in Congress says or does. The country is in shambles, both economically and socially and no amount of speeches good or bad is going to fix that. Talk is cheap. These DC bozos are big on talk but nonexistent on action. They are all too busy wheeling and dealing with lobbyists to care about securing our borders, promoting a stable dollar and lowering taxes to promote business.

If Rubio wants to impress me then introduce legislation calling for a flat tax.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 2/13/2013 2:49:45 PM     (No. 9174452)

Well the " conservative" media have their boy for 2016.
Now fall in line. Get behind Schumer-Rubio amnesty plan because Forbes and co need their steady source of cheap labor. To hell with the rubes in the working class who work full time yet still are under the poverty line. Let them go on Dear Leader´s food stamp rolls. The real traitors in this country are the people in corporate America who´ve hallowed out the middle class with their undying greed for cheap labor. To hell with all of them. Sugar boy ain´t gonna cut it.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: StormCnter, 2/13/2013 3:20:55 PM     (No. 9174507)

With all respect, #4, that´s nonsense. I would have expected a more thoughtful response from you, whether or not you like Marco Rubio.

No one has chosen our nominee for 2016. We have a long way to go before then and we have a deep bench from which to field a team. If anyone has a favorite, work on that person´s behalf. We must not indulge ourselves in defeatist attitudes. It´s too important.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: bobgray2, 2/13/2013 4:14:09 PM     (No. 9174608)

The dems have discovered the secret to winning elections. They quite simply always vote for the most liberal candidate on any ballot in front of them regardless of their personal preferences. The GOP, on the other hand, have decided that the best course for them is for everyone to pick their favorite candidate and stick with them no matter what. During the Primary season, they can savage the opposing candidates even if it means weakening their chances in the general election. If their candidate loses in the Primary, they are under no compulsion to support the winner. In fact they consider it a source of pride to continue to beat up the victor as if by some miracle time will reverse itself and their preferred candidate will get a do-over. And finally in the general election they consider it admirable to stick by their principles and refuse to vote for the individual who defeated their guy. They like to call themselves principled and patriots. The rest of the world calls them losers. There are numerous parables dedicated to just these sort of people.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: smcchk, 2/13/2013 5:01:35 PM     (No. 9174692)

Love it, #6. Exactly. Democrats play to win while we squabble on the sidelines. Ugh!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: bob913, 2/13/2013 7:02:19 PM     (No. 9174865)

He talked well and in english!
Drink water before giving speech.

I did not like him saying democrats care for America as they clearly are trying to destroy this country.

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