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Go Bama!

I for one cannot wait to hear the State of the Union address. Although I had my doubts about the effectiveness of the Obama administration, I can feel the optimism I felt when he was first elected seeping back into my psyche. It could be that fact that I have found work (albeit) temporary that is fitting of my education and experience, but I believe that it goes deeper than that. Although I am still suspicious of the motivations of our elected officials, I think that enough of them are trying to do what's best for our nations population. That being said, I continue to wonder what the GOP expected to accomplish with their symbolic vote to repeal the Healthcare Act. Republican arguments fly in the face of logic, which dictates that for our country to be strong, its citizens must be strong. America needs the support of Americans and it will only get that support if its inhabitants are happy, healthy and well-represented. For those who oppose these "mandates", whethe…