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Seattle Times letters to the editor

Category: State of the Union
January 31, 2014 at 6:22 PM

State of the Union: Climate change, Ukraine important parts of speech

How climate change could have factored more prominently It was heartening to hear the president of the United States declare forcefully that climate change is real and a pressing moral responsibility [“Obama vows to bypass gridlock,” Nation & World, Jan. 28]. It was encouraging to hear him advocate an end to oil company subsidies, greater…

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January 29, 2014 at 6:41 PM

State of the Union: Improve the economy to address inequality

In his State of the Union speech [“Obama vows to bypass gridlock,” Nation & World, Jan. 28], President Obama is still following the main plank in the Democratic platform: never solve a problem, just treat the symptoms. Of course he’s also following the number two plank: if something isn’t working, do more of…

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Comments | More in State of the Union | Topics: Democrats, Gary T. McGavran, President Obama