Aside from the optimistic platitudes, soaring rhetoric and feel-good proposals, President Barack Obama's 2012 State of the Union address was overtly populist and unquestionably combative as he maps a path to a second term in 2013.

Obama’s speech included no shortage of appeals to unity, bipartisanship and overriding American purpose, and he articulated plenty of vague, popular-sounding policy goals, similarly to how Bill Clinton kicked off his 1996 campaign.

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Rihanna's new tattoo is a tribute to going HARD. Thug life baby.

R must be a big Tupac fan, because she just had the words the late rapper immortalized emblazoned on her hands. The 23-year-old pop superstar hit up an LA tattoo parlor yesterday to get her ink on, as she showed us in the below Twitter pic.

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