In response to:

Obama's Definition of 'Liberty'

JimKosin Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 3:17 PM
And the constitution states in the 10th Amendment that any authority not SPECIFICALLY given to the President or our representatives belong to the states or to the people. So what's with all these Executive Orders flowing from his pen? What's with all the Agencies, Bureaus, Czars and other federal groups which are appointed and directed by the Executive branch, made up of un-elected officials, who hand down new "LAWS" to us disguised as directives and regulations and ridiculous requirements. Time to pull back on the reigns and enforce the Constitution, not redefine and circumvent and bypass it!

Oh, how far-removed we are from what now seems like the "innocent" Bill Clinton days when all we had to worry about was the various definitions of the word "is". And now, after watching President Obama's second term inaugural address, it is clear we have a president who calls into question the meaning of the word "liberty."

It is incomprehensible that this former constitutional lawyer would argue during his speech that America has evolved to the extent "our founding documents" no longer require us to "define liberty in exactly the same way." But then again, it's not so far-fetched considering what...