Let's tie the Minimum Wage to the Standard of Living. Index the minimum wage. Woah my Economics professor must be preparing his next lesson now...
$9.00/hr minimum wage mandate? Some states are still at $5.25.. That's quite the lift.
This might be the least exciting Foreign Policy part of a Presidential Speech. Or is it just me?
This is indeed a nice framework for the new Kerry State Department, as diplomacy and teamwork will take precendent over force and pursuit of enemies.
Could that be the first time the word "Gay" has been used in a SOTU address?