First, as a Detroiter, it was great to see newly elected Rep. Hansen Clarke at the State of the Union instead of his predecessor, Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick, mother/instigator for disgraced former Detroit Mayor Kwame M. Kilpatrick.
As for the speech itself, I loved the fact that President Obama referenced the one million private sector jobs created in 2010. It's great to remind everyone that some good is happening, just not as fast as anyone would like.
I couldn't help but notice that when the President proposed a five year freeze in government spending hardly anyone applauded. That is a shame.
As a small business owner, I loved the President's idea of simplifying the tax code and lowering the corporate tax rate. I was also thrille…