It seems somehow appropriate for the State of the Union address to fall on Fat Tuesday this year. Given the gluttony associated with this holiday and the history of Barack Obama, I have every expectation that we will hear no shortage of promises along that theme.
Those familiar with military strategy and the science of action and reaction will be familiar with the OODA Loop. OODA stands for Observe, Orient, Decide, Act. In a nutshell, we Observe what is happening, Orient to the situation, Decide what we what to do about it, then we take positive Action. We then repeat the process and again Observe what happened and continue in our ongoing decision-making.
Now that Barack Obama doesn’t have any future election that he has to worry about, expect a case of sensory overload. We should prepare for him to lay out a veritable feast of socialist policies; from climate change, to alternative energy policy, to furthering his anti-gun agenda, to the economy, we can expect he will propose the best way to make the worst happen to our nation. Continue reading