SOTU full text

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    Jan 26, 2011 1:33 AM GMT
    Interesting speech but hits all the expected points.
    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/01/25/obama-state-of-the-union-_1_n_813478.html

    not even dignifying DADT with its nameOur troops come from every corner of this country - they are black, white, Latino, Asian and Native American. They are Christian and Hindu, Jewish and Muslim. And, yes, we know that some of them are gay. Starting this year, no American will be forbidden from serving the country they love because of who they love. And with that change, I call on all of our college campuses to open their doors to our military recruiters and the ROTC. It is time to leave behind the divisive battles of the past. It is time to move forward as one nation.
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    Jan 26, 2011 1:51 AM GMT
    What's missing (probably rightly so given the scope of his speech on economy-based issues):
    --gun regulation
    --mental illness
    --gay marriage
    --abortion
    --climate change

    Almost conciliatory in its tone (except for the 2% wealthiest people--still want their tax cuts eventually).
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    Jan 26, 2011 2:19 AM GMT
    Watching it now.