The environmental and renewable energy communities in particular are being courted as the president's environmental record has been criticized for not achieving his campaign promises of four years ago.
There are growing ranks of veterans who return home and commit crimes. We help the entire country by helping veterans who are on the edge. It makes our communities safer and honors the values they fought for.
Given the pomp and circumstance of Obama's speech one would not expect warmed over politics. Soldiers deserve better. Among them is Pfc. "O", a soldier trained at Fort Carson now on his first tour in Iraq.