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Obama’s Declaration of Collectivism

libhater11 Wrote: Jan 26, 2013 11:34 PM
Obama has no knowledge of 18th century history. So stop giving him credit for uttering sentences that were written for him. His background learning is from the streets.

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...