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Obama urges Americans to live up to Declaration
AP ^ | 7/4/2013

Posted on 07/04/2013 4:38:16 AM PDT by EBH

Edited on 07/04/2013 7:24:29 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

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To: EBH

Damn!


51 posted on 07/04/2013 5:23:11 AM PDT by Netz
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To: Popman

Well, with him being a progressive, the actual answer is he is projecting to his base. Go back and reread it ...not from a patriot’s viewpoint, but from the progressive viewpoint.

As a few have pointed out 0bama speaks of ‘equality of stuff/outcomes,’ in his statement and then essentially bets(signals) to the base the time for rebellion is upon them.

The statement from the White House wasn’t meant for us, it was meant for his base.


52 posted on 07/04/2013 5:23:42 AM PDT by EBH (Democracy is the language of dictators.)
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To: liberalh8ter

This was my first thought too. I really think he WANTS a violent confrontation so bad that he may pull a falseflag before the end. Ask yourself what he would have ever done different if this wasn’t his goal?


53 posted on 07/04/2013 5:30:44 AM PDT by Snerdley (You can put a Suit on a Community Organizer, but it's still an EMPTY SUIT!)
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To: EBH

I wish. I wish it was our people, real Americans, thronging in DC demanding his removal.

I wish it was our TROOPs that ousted Obama. ...I wish..


54 posted on 07/04/2013 5:31:03 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: fatnotlazy

I’m sure he can’t read cursive.


55 posted on 07/04/2013 5:31:08 AM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: Fred Hayek; All

<< He knows not what he asks. >>

He DOESN’T, does he? He has no idea, at the visceral level, what our Constitution means and the reverence with which it should be held. Stop and think about that... We have a sitting United States pResident who does not, CANNOT, understand the meaning of the Founding Fathers’ and the sacrifices they made so that we could be free from tyranny.

When trying to understand the utter stupidity of those who elected this treasonous traitor who hates America, words fail me.


56 posted on 07/04/2013 5:31:14 AM PDT by Nita Nupress
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To: mkmensinger

Thank God for Teleprompters and speechwriters.


57 posted on 07/04/2013 5:31:56 AM PDT by rovenstinez
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To: EBH

Good point....I missed that in the first read though...

Marxist Dialectics at it’s best...


58 posted on 07/04/2013 5:32:03 AM PDT by Popman (Godlessness is always the first step to the concentration camp.)
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To: EBH

Hubris /ˈhjuːbrɪs/, also hybris

from ancient Greek ὕβρις,

Extreme pride or arrogance; Exaggerated pride or self-confidence

Hubris often indicates a loss of contact with reality and an overestimation of one's own competence or capabilities.
Especially when the person exhibiting it is in a position of power.


59 posted on 07/04/2013 5:32:18 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Welcome to Obama-Land - EVERYTHING NOT FORBIDDEN IS COMPULSORY)
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To: EBH

Thanks for posting that...the founders of this great Nation were giants compared to the nit wits currently in power.


60 posted on 07/04/2013 5:32:50 AM PDT by Cuttnhorse
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To: EBH
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61 posted on 07/04/2013 5:34:59 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: EBH

Please, sir, can I have some of my liberty back?

62 posted on 07/04/2013 5:37:38 AM PDT by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: EBH

Barack Hussein Obama’s entire political ideology is the antithesis of the natural law moral principles of the Declaration of Independence.


63 posted on 07/04/2013 5:38:52 AM PDT by EternalVigilance
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To: Snerdley
I absolutely agree. Everything he's done has been provocative.
64 posted on 07/04/2013 5:39:36 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: EBH

He’d better hope that too few people know how to read these days or they may get that part about the duty to overthrow oppressive government.


65 posted on 07/04/2013 5:43:41 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: EBH

<< Well, with him being a progressive, the actual answer is he is projecting to his base. Go back and reread it ...not from a patriot’s viewpoint, but from the progressive viewpoint. >>

Good catch. I’d love to see the full text so it could be read in that context.


66 posted on 07/04/2013 5:44:07 AM PDT by Nita Nupress
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To: EBH

President Barack Obama is urging Americans (on the Fourth of July) to live up to the words of the Declaration of Independence.
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Insert (Everyday) and...YOU FIRST 0.


67 posted on 07/04/2013 5:44:57 AM PDT by RetSignman (Immigration border protection is America's version of the Maginot Line)
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To: Nita Nupress

Well, what might be the context? He’s got scandals everywhere with just about anything to topple his legacy, failed foreign policy from Benghazi, Syria, to now Egypt. 0bamacare keeps getting shoved off, immigration up in the air...only thing that could save him is for his base to live up to the Declaration(as they see it.)

Remarks of President Barack Obama
Weekly Address
The White House
July 4, 2013

Hi everybody. I hope you all had a safe and happy Fourth of July, filled with parades, cookouts, fireworks and family reunions.

We celebrated at the White House with a few hundred members of the military and their families. And we took a moment amid the festivities to remember what our Independence Day is all about – what happened 237 years ago, and what it meant to the world.

On July 4th, 1776, a small band of patriots declared that we were a people created equal – free to think and worship and live as we please. It was a declaration heard around the world – that we were no longer colonists, we were Americans, and our destiny would not be determined for us; it would be determined by us.

It was a bold and tremendously brave thing to do. It was also nearly unthinkable. At that time, kings and princes and emperors ruled the world. But those patriots were certain that a better way was possible. And to achieve it – to win their freedom – they were willing to lay it all on the line. Their lives. Their fortunes. Their sacred honor.

They fought a revolution. Few would have bet on our side to win. But for the first of many times to come, America proved the doubters wrong.

And now, 237 years later, the United States – this improbable nation – is the greatest in the world. A land of liberty and opportunity. A global defender of peace and freedom. A beacon of hope to people everywhere who cherish those ideals.

Generations of Americans made our country what it is today – farmers and teachers, engineers and laborers, entrepreneurs and elected leaders – people from all walks of life, from all parts of the world, all pulling in the same direction.

And now we, the people, must make their task our own – to live up to the words of that Declaration of Independence, and secure liberty and opportunity for our own children, and for future generations.

I want to say a special word of thanks to the men and women of our military, who have played such a vital role in the story of our nation. You have defended us at home and abroad. And you have fought on our nation’s behalf to make the world a better, safer place. People in scattered corners of the world are living in peace today, free to write their own futures, because of you. We are grateful for your service and your sacrifice, especially those still serving in harm’s way and your families here at home.

So, God bless you all. And may God bless the United States of America.


68 posted on 07/04/2013 6:02:00 AM PDT by EBH (Democracy is the language of dictators.)
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To: Nita Nupress
There it it...right there...

And now we, the people, must make their task our own...

No, as patriots and citizens, it is our responsibility everyday. Yet he is speaking of revolution and a task and future generations. Check the comma placement too...Patriots say "we the people," not And now we, the people.

With his entire agenda falling apart...he needs a revolution by the base to overthrow not him...but the republicans, the people blocking and stopping and creating his failure.

69 posted on 07/04/2013 6:10:03 AM PDT by EBH (Democracy is the language of dictators.)
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To: EBH

The grievances listed against George III in the Declaration look remarkably like they could be grievances against dumBO.


70 posted on 07/04/2013 6:19:06 AM PDT by depressed in 06 (America conceived in liberty, dies in slavery.)
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To: EBH

This from a man who sidesteps and tramps on the Constitution!


71 posted on 07/04/2013 6:28:00 AM PDT by maxwellsmart_agent
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To: EBH

Just cross out King George and put in Obama. Might have to use printing because his followers can’t read cursive....


72 posted on 07/04/2013 6:31:04 AM PDT by GenXteacher (You have chosen dishonor to avoid war; you shall have war also.)
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To: EBH

I am urging obama to resign office for the sake of FREEDOM AND LIBERTY. He and his party have committed more destruction of those two things in America than all of our enemies throughout our History... COMBINED!

LLS


73 posted on 07/04/2013 6:33:12 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: mkmensinger

Sic semper tyrannis


74 posted on 07/04/2013 6:37:19 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: mrsmel

Obama does not identify with the Founders or their philosophical grounding. He’s a Marxist.


75 posted on 07/04/2013 6:40:28 AM PDT by SC_Pete
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To: EBH
Ok Comrade Chairman - how'bout we start by CONTRADICTING your ERRORS?

 

 

"ERRORS CEASING TO BE DANGEROUS BE DANGEROUS WHEN IT IS PERMITTED FREELY TO CONTRAD..." click click {static}

 

CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW?

76 posted on 07/04/2013 6:40:46 AM PDT by TArcher ("TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men" -- Does that still work?)
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To: EBH
"If Americans really did this...we might look like Egypt this morning..."

If Americans really did this, Obama and Morsi would be roommates.

77 posted on 07/04/2013 6:43:45 AM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Army dad. And damned proud of it.)
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To: EBH

Except this time things will start in the burbs and rural areas, not Concord and Lexington. Im afraid the cities are Royalists


78 posted on 07/04/2013 6:46:20 AM PDT by Mom MD (A million people attended Obamas inauguration. 14 of them actually missed work)
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To: EBH

Oh baby be careful what you ask for.....


79 posted on 07/04/2013 6:47:00 AM PDT by Kozak (The Republic is Dead. We now live in a Judicial Tyranny.)
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To: fatnotlazy

Probably not. I believe it was written in cursive


80 posted on 07/04/2013 6:47:52 AM PDT by Mom MD (A million people attended Obamas inauguration. 14 of them actually missed work)
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To: mkmensinger

“Does he mean the part about overthrowing tyrants?”

I was just thinking that Obama is doing quite well at modeling his conduct after the list of transgressions therein!


81 posted on 07/04/2013 6:55:58 AM PDT by Bshaw (A nefarious deceit is upon us all!)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

Excellent post!
Happy Independence Day to you, FRiend!


82 posted on 07/04/2013 6:58:15 AM PDT by matginzac
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To: EBH

BREAKING NEWS: AMERICANS URGE THE BAMSTER TO LIVE UP TO THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE.............


83 posted on 07/04/2013 7:05:39 AM PDT by originalbuckeye (Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy)
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To: EBH

Ohmygawsh. You nailed it! Thanks for posting the full text. Lots to look at here.


84 posted on 07/04/2013 7:07:41 AM PDT by Nita Nupress
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To: EBH

Really, Barry?

Tell you what: leave your body guards and goons at home and come join a few of us for beer today. We’ll show you how the original signers would have lived up to the Declaration in similar circumstances.


85 posted on 07/04/2013 7:10:33 AM PDT by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: EBH

“I am a foe to tyrants and my country’s friend.” Julius Caesar
FUBO

HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMERICA!


86 posted on 07/04/2013 7:13:55 AM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: C210N

Ah, so that explains it!


87 posted on 07/04/2013 7:15:06 AM PDT by Excellence (9/11 was an act of faith.)
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To: mylife

I urge him to ESAD. Pathetic sack of monkey puss.


88 posted on 07/04/2013 7:20:03 AM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: EBH

How about YOU living up to it, Uhbama?


89 posted on 07/04/2013 7:32:01 AM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: depressed in 06

One example:
“He has forbidden his Governors to pass Laws of immediate and pressing importance, unless suspended in their operation till his Assent should be obtained; and when so suspended, he has utterly neglected to attend to them.”

Sound familiar. He won’t enforce the laws on the books and fights states that try to enforce even Federal law.

I wish I had the time to go one by one through the list - but nearly every example provided is applicable directly or by analogy (another example - “He has endeavoured to prevent the population of these States; for that purpose obstructing the Laws for Naturalization of Foreigners; refusing to pass others to encourage their migrations hither, and raising the conditions of new Appropriations of Lands.” The colonies were trying to grow as a way to strengthen their hold on the land, build the economy. This president is obstructing the Laws for Naturalization in reverse, encouraging people to come who are a burden on taxpayers).

Good opportunity for someone with the time to update the Declaration with the Facts applied to the current Tyrant.


90 posted on 07/04/2013 7:35:13 AM PDT by LibertyOh
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To: EBH

Did he say it in Spanish?.


91 posted on 07/04/2013 7:44:29 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: EBH
Guess he means this part ...?

“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.”

“That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed,”

“That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.”


92 posted on 07/04/2013 7:52:40 AM PDT by aMorePerfectUnion ( “The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws.” - Tacitus)
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To: EBH
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93 posted on 07/04/2013 7:55:10 AM PDT by vox_freedom (America is being tested as never before in its history. May God help us.)
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To: EBH

Oh, you thought he meant the AMERICAN Declaration of Independence.

I can see where you’d be confused. :)


94 posted on 07/04/2013 8:35:38 AM PDT by Tzimisce (The American Revolution began when the British attempted to disarm the Colonists.)
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To: EBH

o king, your wish is our command. we fully intend to live up to every jot and tittle. the time but waits for our Lord’s decree.


95 posted on 07/04/2013 8:38:05 AM PDT by dadfly
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To: EBH
And now we, the people, must make their task our own – to live up to the words of that Declaration of Independence, and secure liberty and opportunity for our own children, and for future generations.

redundant from the great scholar and smartest person in sodom.

96 posted on 07/04/2013 8:41:03 AM PDT by bravo whiskey (We should not fear our government. Our government shroud fear us.)
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To: dadfly

Americans urge Obama to start defending the constitution.

You Know, those oath of office words you repeated?


97 posted on 07/04/2013 8:41:48 AM PDT by bkaycee (John 3:16)
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To: bkaycee

didn’t he say it’s just words. just words.

just words?

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.”


98 posted on 07/04/2013 8:57:56 AM PDT by dadfly
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To: EBH

Good Hunting... from Varmint Al

99 posted on 07/04/2013 9:16:54 AM PDT by Varmint Al
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To: EBH

Oh, that usurper! He’s such a corker, lol! That’s a real knee slapper there!!!


100 posted on 07/04/2013 9:43:29 AM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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