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Obama´s Liberal Ideas
Less Troubling Than His
Misunderstanding Of Founders

Investor´s Business Daily, by Lawrence Kudlow

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Posted By:SoCalGal, 1/25/2013 10:03:58 PM

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 history: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal,(Snip) So far, so good. But he later connected the Declaration with his own liberal agenda: " ... that fidelity to our founding principles requires new responses to new challenges; that preserving our individual freedom ultimately requires collective action." (My italics, not his.)

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Lala, 1/25/2013 10:25:42 PM     (No. 9139813)

That was the thing I found most disturbing in a long list of disturbing items from that speech. Pure socialism. Doesn´t even try to hide it any more.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Nimby, 1/25/2013 10:34:25 PM     (No. 9139818)

The guy never read American history since he had his education in Madrasaas

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Reply 3 - Posted by: doctorfixit, 1/25/2013 11:24:52 PM     (No. 9139845)

By now everybody knows what the deal is with this guy. Too bad no one has any idea how to stop him.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Penney, 1/25/2013 11:33:37 PM     (No. 9139851)

Excellent article! Kudlow points out 0bama´s basic flaw, his biggest error, regarding the motivations and goal of America´s Founders and their passion for establishing the USA upon authentic principles which would secure individual Liberty and Justice for ALL. 0bama apparently views America´s founders & courageous champions of freedom who risked everything in order to establish individual Liberty in America the Beautiful, as his enemies. ...What´s up with THAT, when they provided the basic blueprint for this great republic, responsible to the citizens, equally, and with Three equal Branches of Government in order to forever prevent anymore BIG Governmental, ´top-down,´ dictates & tyranny!!!

America´s Founders in Wisdom suceeded in providing the basic principles for our Liberty, ´´IF,´´ as they said, ´´...if they can keep it!´´ And Americans have kept it throughout good & bad times and have contunued to remain a benevolent & prosperous people, successful beyond even the Founders wildest dreams!

...0bama´s dream, apparently a different dream, certainly does display a misunderstanding of, & thus a disconnect with, the already proved Constitutional principles & realities which have enabled America to become the beacon of Liberty on the planet!

0bama no comprende. mmm mmm mmm

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Javelin, 1/26/2013 12:10:17 AM     (No. 9139886)

I know why we do it. I do it, too: calling Lefties "liberals."
They are not. They are illiberal.
Sure wish we could get that time honored word back to its literal meaning.

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