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Losing His Grip: Obama's New Theory of Freedom

Teresa3 Wrote: Oct 09, 2012 4:40 PM
Exactly RIGHT! Now...if we could only get public schools to teach the truth to the rising generation. We must know the WHY behind the truth, not simply the facts themselves. Anyone can memorize the Constitution or a list of well known civic facts, but miss the entire point! Freedom is as misunderstood as the "Separation of Church and State"! Keep it up! Love, the article!

While Obama remains a great curiosity outside of the U.S., it’s largely his American-ness that draws the crowds, rather than some innate ability of his own.

A man comes from low beginnings and ascends to the White House.

That tale quintessentially remains the American strive-and-succeed story since Washington was first born poor and lowly in a kind-of log cabin.

While Washington is represented as a rich, privileged, white guy, the success Washington enjoyed and the wealth he built -- yes, built -- he earned by working hard on the dangerous and brutal, American frontier, going places often were...

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