Skip to comments.Obama To Ohio State Grads: Reject Voices That Warn About Government Tyranny
Posted on 05/05/2013 4:15:23 PM PDT by Chickensoup
U.S. President Barack Obama gives the commencement address to the graduating class of The Ohio State University at Ohio Stadium on May 5, 2013 in Columbus, Ohio.
PRESIDENT OBAMA: Unfortunately, you've grown up hearing voices that incessantly warn of government as nothing more than some separate, sinister entity that's at the root of all our problems. Some of these same voices also do their best to gum up the works. They'll warn that tyranny always lurking just around the corner. You should reject these voices. Because what they suggest is that our brave, and creative, and unique experiment in self-rule is somehow just a sham with which we can't be trusted.
We have never been a people who place all our faith in government to solve our problems. We shouldn't want to. But we don't think the government is the source of all our problems, either. Because we understand that this democracy is ours. And as citizens, we understand that it's not about what America can do for us, it's about what can be done by us, together, through the hard and frustrating but absolutely necessary work of self-government. And class of 2013, you have to be involved in that process.
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I did not realize until this moment that 0bama hears voices
“I am not a Tyrant, I am not a Tyrant. I only form the tyranny
others carry it out. Remember to live free in your homes with fear and loathing of no jobs and no economy, Government will take care of you. What more do you need other than section 8 housing, food stamps, and your obummer phone! This is the new American Dream Live it! Be happy peasents, Poor is the new Rich.” My name is Barrack Hussein Obama and I approve this message.”
Having been to several College Graduations, I really have to wonder what the audience and family members of the Graduates thought of this?
As far as the graduates go... How many are going to be asking “Do you want fries with that?” And for those lucky enough to get a better job... What will they think when they see the first paycheck that all of the withholding of taxes, insurance, etc. on it?
democrats are for tyranny
I hate democrats
"There's no way to rule innocent men. The only power government has is the power to crack down on criminals. When there aren't enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws."
Seeing the headline, the phrase that came to mind was “pay no attention to that man behind the curtain”. LOL
Great minds think alike!
The cult of Obama is certainly working on a system of self rule. They want to do all the ruling, all the time.
Obama To Ohio State Grads: Reject Voices That Warn About Government Tyranny
Freudian slip for sure.
More important than what government can do for us is what it can do to us.
I guess Zero knows kids today are not taught the real American history, so they can't know that this is exactly what our Founding Fathers, those who fought the American Revolution and wrote the DofI and COTUS believed.
Tyranny is always right around the corner.
Am I reading the “Screwtape Letters”?
Reagan said “government is the problem”.
Two almost three decades later we see that government is now a menace.
You will now be forced to buy a product (health insurance) whether you want to or not and if you don’t you will pay a penalty or go to jail. But there is no government tyranny. /s
This REPUBLIC is ours. Teachers even in the 60s never, never called our nation a Republic.
The irony of this speech cracked me up. If I had been there I would have laughed out loud.
Hey O-Bow-MA, We are not a democracy!!!!!
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