What Would A People’s State Of The Union Look Like?

How American citizens might write a State of the Union Address

The media and Washington politicians typically ignore or misrepresent the public views on many matters. These recent polls suggest what a citizen-written State of the Union address might include

Civil liberties and justice
Corporations
Drugs
Ecology
Economy
Education

Foreign

Gays

Healthcare
  • Believe we shouldn’t cap Medicare
Immigration
  • 63 percent - crossing party and religious lines – favor legislation to create a pathway to citizenship for immigrants living in the United States
NSA
Politics
  • Would ban Super PACS
Social Security
  • 87% of Americans want Social Security spending increased or held steady
  • Oppose cutting SS annual increase
War
  • Believe it’s OK to cut defense spending
  • Say Libya action wasn’t right

Washington

  • 81% disapprove of the job that Congress is doing

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