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Posts tagged: State of the Union 2013

Non-political politics

President Obama’s State of the Union speech addressed the topics on our minds and hearts. Op-ed columnist, Charles M. Blow, believes we heard the “real” President Obama on Tuesday night: the one who does not have to worry about re-election; the man we elected to lead with his brains and heart; the one who no longer has to dance around Congress and public opinion. The president who can  lead us forward with his courage, conviction and grace.

(S-R photo: President Barack Obama proposed raising the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $9 an hour.)

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Writer Catherine Johnston of Olympia, Wash., addresses issues facing aging baby boomers and seniors as well as issues of serious illness, death and dying, grief and loss.

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