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Obama’s Declaration of Collectivism

James64 Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 4:21 PM
I think "Republicans et al. said it was" starting about the time people began to die because of it. 80 or so years ago. At that time, the Progressives (who now dominate the Democrat Party) were busy extolling the virtues of Lenin, Stalin, Mussolini, and Hitler.
goldilocks Wrote: Jan 28, 2013 10:03 AM
So Progressive FDR was fighting Progressive Stalin and socialist Hitler?

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...