David Walker: The State of the Union is...

David Walker, founder and CEO of the Comeback America Initiative, on what the State of the Union is.
1:43 | 02/10/13

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The state of the union is mixed. United States is the world's largest economy the temporary sole superpower. The leading democracy on -- But we face a number of serious sustainability challenges that threaten our future position the world our futures analyst at home. Our future national security and our future master print quality. Our political system is broken. We face a number of large known and growing problems. And yet the political system has not being able to effectively address them. Until they reach crisis proportions. We've got to put our finances and -- when the deal without critical infrastructure. We need to generate more opportunity. We need to modify our immigration laws are energy and environmental policies. We have to control health care costs we have to deal with all of these issues if we want our future be better than our past. The truth is our financial condition -- a country's -- and deteriorating. There's only one country in Europe that has a higher total government debt to GDP than us and that's -- and we want to follow -- example. The president is the commander in chief the Chief Executive Officer. He is the only person elected -- all the people. He needs to leave the country to help create a better future we need to focus on pro growth and opportunity. Need to focus on individual equity. We need to focus on fiscal responsibility. And these are key pillars to help create a better future. More growth and opportunity today more fiscal responsibility for tomorrow. Doing both at the same time and doing and 2013.

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