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State of the Union address to Joint Session of Congress, and the Democratic Response, Jan. 31, 2006


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Budget & Economy
    George W. Bush: FactCheck: Overall spending increased 42% under Bush.
    George W. Bush: FactCheck: Deficit is increasing substantially this year.
    George W. Bush: Protectionists want to escape competition.
    George W. Bush: Cut non-security discretionary spending every year.
    George W. Bush: Confront the larger challenge of entitlements spending.
    George W. Bush: Spending cuts will reduce deficit to half by 2009.
    Tim Kaine: In 5 years, Bush took us from surplus to deficit.
Civil Rights
    George W. Bush: Federal courts have approved the authority to wiretap.
    George W. Bush: Reauthorize the Patriot Act.
Education
    George W. Bush: Propose additional resources for education.
    Tim Kaine: Administration refused to fund NCLB Act.
Energy & Oil
    George W. Bush: FactCheck: US grew more dependent on foreign oil under Bush.
    George W. Bush: Replace 75% of oil imports from Mideast by 2025.
    George W. Bush: End America’s addiction to oil.
Foreign Policy
    George W. Bush: Iranian regime must not be permitted to gain nuclear weapons.
    George W. Bush: Fight disease and spread hope in hopeless lands.
Free Trade
    George W. Bush: Open more markets to keep America competitive.
Government Reform
    George W. Bush: Congress should pass the line-item veto.
    George W. Bush: Pass medical liability reform this year.
Health Care
    George W. Bush: Support wider use of electronic records for health care.
    Tim Kaine: Bush fights states getting cheap Rx for seniors.
    Tim Kaine: Our seniors were promised medications but got poor planning.
Homeland Security
    George W. Bush: FactCheck: Yes, there are more democracies now, but not Iraq.
    George W. Bush: Support democratic reform across the broader Middle East.
    George W. Bush: Post-WWII world has grown from 24 lonely democracies to 122.
Immigration
    George W. Bush: Our economy could not function without the immigrants.
    George W. Bush: Support a humane guest-worker program that rejects amnesty.
Jobs
    George W. Bush: FactCheck: Yes, US gained 4.6M jobs, but also lost 2.6M jobs.
    George W. Bush: US has gained 4.6M jobs since 2003.
Principles & Values
    Tim Kaine: Better way is to focus on service, common sense, & results.
Social Security
    George W. Bush: Create a bipartisan commission to examine Social Security.
Tax Reform
    George W. Bush: Make the tax cuts permanent.
War & Peace
    George W. Bush: We’re on the offensive in Iraq with a clear plan for victory.
    George W. Bush: Terrorists aim to seize power in Iraq.
    George W. Bush: Terrorists would move the battlefield to our own shores.
    George W. Bush: Sudden withdrawal from Iraq would abandon our Iraqi allies.
    George W. Bush: Hamas must disarm and reject terrorism and work peace.
    Tim Kaine: Americans were given inaccurate information regarding Iraq.


The above quotations are from State of the Union address to Joint Session of Congress, and the Democratic Response, Jan. 31, 2006.

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