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Obama’s Declaration of Collectivism

brood Wrote: Jan 28, 2013 8:04 AM
Ahhh...the blind. Led into the fire regardless of the heat. The past is there...the evidence clear and uneqivocal. And your softly washed mind declares that the only reason that liberalism is bad...is because conservatives merely say so. You are all but cart horses. Blinders on to keep you in a state of tunnel vision. And your owners, stinging you over and over again, and yet you feel privileged to have the whip at your backs for the feed bag they strap on at the end of the day. You drag your masters ill gotten gains behind you as they peddle wares to the unsuspecting masses. Choose the yolk if you will. I choose freedom. Tested and equally evidentiary. But then...truth means noting to you and your ilk. Evidence is to be ignored.

One of the least remarked upon aspects of President Obama’s inaugural speech was his attempt to co-opt the Founding Fathers’ Declaration of Independence to bolster his liberal-left agenda.

Sure, the president quoted one of the most important sentences in world history: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”

So far, so good. But he later connected the Declaration with his own liberal agenda: “ . . . that fidelity to our founding principles...