Thomas Jefferson Bust

 President Thomas Jefferson Bust

Yesterday marked the 224th anniversary of the first State of the Union address. The Constitution of the United States does not detail the means for which the Union must be addressed.

In fact nine years later, dear President Thomas Jefferson sent a letter to congress instead of giving an oration. He felt giving an address was too monarchical. After all one must consider the war that was just fought and the attitudes at the time.

In 1913, President Woodrow  Wilson revived the move to deliver the address before Congress. It was controversial at the time and many presidents after opted to send a letter since.

President Jimmy Carter was the last to send a letter to Congress. With the rise of television, late 20th and 21st century presidents have opted to deliver before Congress through speech.

President Barack Obama Bust

President Barack Obama Bust

On January 28th, 2014, President Barrack Obama is set to deliver this year’s State of the Union Address. This is a 224 year tradition you won’t want to miss.

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It is with Hope we look to the upcoming Presidential Elections.  After all, what is each new presidential term but a golden  opportunity to try something new!

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin D. Roosevelt

 “It is common sense to take a method and try it.  If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.”  ~Franklin D. Roosevelt

At Statue.com, a small, family-run American business we’ve thought alot about the upcoming elections, and the difficult times that we are all facing with the economic upheavals.  We’d like to help make your dollars go further as you look to the upcoming holiday seasons.

 May I suggest that a wonderful gift to give a friend or loved one may be found in our section on Busts of Famous Americans and Presidents.

A portrait of an american hero is something that will never go out of style, and can be passed on down through generations in your family. 

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Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson

  

So here’s to a New Chapter in our American History. Get out and Vote!

“Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair; the rest is in the hands of God.”~ George Washington.

George Washington

George Washington