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Obama’s Declaration of Collectivism

evie10 Wrote: Jan 26, 2013 8:13 AM
No question about it - just the point of view - conservatives sees the individual as supreme and the liberal sees the government as supreme. Our founding fathers believed in the individual - the liberals believe in the government.

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...