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Obama To Ohio State Grads: Reject Voices That Warn About Government Tyranny
real clear politics ^ | 5.5.13 | unknown

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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TOPICS: Government
KEYWORDS: 666; buckeyes; lies; obama; obamaspeech; obamatyrannyspeech; ohiostate; osu; tyranny
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To: wintertime
These **kids** ( in another era they would be middle-aged by now) can't even place Stalin, Mao Zedong, Pol Pot, Lenin, Hitler, or Robespierre in the correct centuries.

Russia, China, Cambodia [I think], Russia again, Germany, France.
How'd I do?

51 posted on 05/05/2013 5:58:36 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: Chickensoup

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Unfortunately, you’ve grown up hearing voices that incessantly warn that all our times have come, but now they’re gone. Seasons don’t fear the government, nor do the wind, the sun and the rain. We can be like they are. Don’t fear the government. Because we will be able to fly, and I’m your man.

Valentine is done, here but now they’re gone. Barack and Michelle live forever in eternity. But we don’t think the government is the source of all our problems, either. Because 40,000 men and women are coming everyday. Love of two is one. Came the last night of sadness and it was clear they couldn’t go on, through the hard and frustrating but absolutely necessary work of self-government. They looked backward and said goodbye. And class of 2013, you have to be involved in that process. Don’t fear the government. Become like they are.


52 posted on 05/05/2013 5:59:34 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: Paladin2

No....he is Hitler, Mussolini, Stalin, Castro, Chevez, etc........on second thought, the producers of the TV miniseries ‘The Bible” had Obama pegged just right....Satan himself.


53 posted on 05/05/2013 6:02:34 PM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is to defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: JLAGRAYFOX

QED.

54 posted on 05/05/2013 6:05:26 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: OneWingedShark
The question was centuries but your answer was countries! :-)

but...I bet those hairy Peter Pans and Panettes couldn't get that right either!

55 posted on 05/05/2013 6:06:21 PM PDT by wintertime
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To: IbJensen

I would SOOOOO love a law that says NO elected politician can use PUBLIC property for speeches, including commencements.


56 posted on 05/05/2013 6:06:29 PM PDT by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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To: SandRat

Now that’s funny right there.


57 posted on 05/05/2013 6:08:54 PM PDT by squarebarb ( Fairy tales are basically true.)
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To: squarebarb

Larry the Cable Guy would agree; now if he could just find someone to tech him the math.


58 posted on 05/05/2013 6:12:37 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Seeing the headline, the phrase that came to mind was “pay no attention to that man behind the curtain”. LOL

Great minds think alike!
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You bet we do!


59 posted on 05/05/2013 6:12:56 PM PDT by Chickensoup (200 million unarmed " people killed in the 20th century by Leftist Totalitarian Fascists)
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To: Chickensoup
But we don't think the government is the source of all our problems, either.

What do you mean, "we," kemosabe?

60 posted on 05/05/2013 6:15:45 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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To: Chickensoup
Because we understand that this democracy is ours

The s.o.b. knows damn well its is still a Republic not a democracy and if he has his way it will becomes a socialist democracy, right up until it becomes tyranny.

61 posted on 05/05/2013 6:20:34 PM PDT by Kakaze (I want The Republic back !)
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To: Huskrrrr

‘Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin...’

ODWG(Old Dead White Guys)


62 posted on 05/05/2013 6:38:48 PM PDT by Delta Dawn
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To: Nachum
Give yourself to the dark side of the force. Government loves you...will take care of you... give us your guns

Ploys here in America (courtesy democrat party) from the N. Korea playbook of governing people who want only to be taken care of, no matter what the cost to them personally.

63 posted on 05/05/2013 6:39:41 PM PDT by MamaDearest
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To: Paladin2

Excellent....you get it!!! Obama is Satan!!! God works his will in strange ways!!! He has always had his active hand in protecting this great nation. He gave us George Washington, he gave us Abraham Lincoln, he gave us FDR who....along with Winston Churchill, defeated Hitler’s Third Reich and The Japan Tyranny, he gave us Ronald Reagan when we as a nation needed him the most!!! He gave us “The Bible” miniseries to warn us about the Satan amongst us!!! Take heed!!!


64 posted on 05/05/2013 6:40:51 PM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is to defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: huldah1776; All
Teachers even in the 60s never, never called our nation a Republic.

I don't know who you had for teachers, but I do remember saying the Pledge of Allegiance every school day, which states that the flag of the United States of America stands for a Republic.

65 posted on 05/05/2013 6:43:40 PM PDT by justiceseeker93
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To: wintertime

> The question was centuries but your answer was countries! :-)

Ah, sorry... I misread the question.

> but...I bet those hairy Peter Pans and Panettes couldn’t get that right either!

Centuries I’d do a lot worse on... I’ve never liked history.
Stalin, Hitler, Mao Zedong, Pol Pot : 1900s. (that is 20th)
Lenin : 1800s.
Robespierre : 1700s.

I _think_.


66 posted on 05/05/2013 6:47:07 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: Chickensoup

dont boop if you cant poop barry your mouth is writing checks your ass cant cash


67 posted on 05/05/2013 6:49:22 PM PDT by bigheadfred (dont boop if you cant poop barry your mouth is writing checks your ass cant cash)
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To: All
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68 posted on 05/05/2013 6:50:56 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Chickensoup

“Voices”

I ask for the pro’s to step in. El Presidente’ is El Loco’


69 posted on 05/05/2013 6:51:34 PM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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To: x_plus_one
You’ve got to wonder - how numb are college graduates?

Extremely d numb. Give them a winning football coach and all OSU students, alumni and fans would believe that the current president was just wunnerful for bringing back the glory of Woody Hayes.

70 posted on 05/05/2013 6:51:54 PM PDT by Lakeshark (!)
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To: Chickensoup

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>>>>>>>>>>>>

Obama is a fascist by every known historical definition.
You bet he is a tyrrant. He hates the american people and has no reluctance in punishing the American people in order to reach his political goals. Obama is a hateful president.
His fascism is evident.

Good read about Obama’s fascist roots:

http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html


71 posted on 05/05/2013 7:00:36 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: obama

             
             Tyrannis Delenda Est

72 posted on 05/05/2013 7:04:21 PM PDT by tomkat ( the friend of an enemy is an enemy)
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To: Chickensoup; ml/nj; SunkenCiv; ExTexasRedhead; socialismisinsidious; GailA; potlatch; ...
They'll warn that tyranny always lurking just around the corner. You should reject these voices.

Those voices that Obama is asking his audience to reject are those of the Founding Fathers, most notably Jefferson and Franklin. But, after all, Obama wants to be "transformational," and you can't do that before you tear down the foundations upon which the United States was built.

...it's about what can be done by us, together...

Ah, yes, the creed of collectivism, like "It Takes A Village."

...the hard and frustrating but absolutely necessary work of self-government.

Nothing can be more antithetical to self-government than Obamacare, which imposes a system where citizens are denied the freedom of controlling decisions regarding their own bodies!

73 posted on 05/05/2013 7:21:19 PM PDT by justiceseeker93
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To: BenLurkin
Well if the Grads believe and heed his load of crap, then they have been truly and thoroughly indoctrinated. Your walking in Mind Fields by TOTO.Kinda like the History Chanel's OB da Devil

There's a rumor of a midnight man So silent in disguise And every time he looks your way You can see it in his eyes Like a window to the storm He just invades your paradise Don't you buy what he is selling It's just lies When he says: "These hearts are willing" The story goes: That these dreams are free Only takes a moment But you must acclimatize Don't you buy what he is selling it's just lies Over your left shoulder I have seen the angry beast Heard the war horn screaming, as they gather for the feast Seen a star-crossed angel with the death-card and a shield (Chorus:) We're walking through mindfields You see an angel as she takes you by the hand We're walking through mindfields Her lips are moving like she's praying We're walking through mindfields She speaks so softly and you want to understand What she's saying [ From: http://www.elyrics.net ] There's a stairway leading to the sun I walk it in my sleep And a ship of fools above the sky Who've gotten into deep With a doorway into nowhere And the path is way too steep Don't loose your angry soul It's yours to keep Where it ends It's the beginning And it stays Right to the end The reason is unclear my friend It almost makes me weep So don't loose your angry soul It's yours to keep Over your left shoulder I have seen the angry beast Heard the war horn screaming, as they gather for the feast Seen a star-crossed angel with the death-card and a shield (Chorus) (Instrumental break) Over your left shoulder I have seen the angry beast Heard the war horn screaming, as they gather for the feast Seen a star-crossed angel with the death-card and a shield

74 posted on 05/05/2013 7:34:52 PM PDT by thegrump (The US is not at war with Islam, but Islam sure as H%!! is at war with the US.)
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To: thegrump

What Good Can a Handgun Do Against An Army?
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-backroom/2312894/posts


75 posted on 05/05/2013 7:38:13 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: justiceseeker93; All

Thanks for the ping to this very good thread and your OUTSTANDING post, justiceseeker93! BTTT!


76 posted on 05/05/2013 7:38:46 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: Chickensoup

They have, if they even considered it in the first place. For 99% of them without the Government to hold their hands and wipe their asses as necessary, they could not exist. What they do not know is that in the very near future, the Government will begin culling the herd and weaning about 90% of them off the Governmental teat. Permantly. Only a select few will survive. And they will be chosen on:Race, sexual orientation, and political party affilication and participation. And the last thing they will learn is that stupidity is very expensive.


77 posted on 05/05/2013 7:44:54 PM PDT by sport
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To: Chickensoup

Just take out “not” in his speech and you will see the truth.


78 posted on 05/05/2013 7:51:09 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: samadams2000

He’d take 100 % if he could but then he knows you’d quit like the others and then he would have no money to give away to the takers and they would unseat him from his throne.


79 posted on 05/05/2013 7:54:28 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Chickensoup

Obama’s being silly. These kids spent four years in a liberal elite bubble. There’s no way they would have heard any conservative ideas in that environment.


80 posted on 05/05/2013 8:19:24 PM PDT by GOPJ ( A gang rape by eight isn't 'immigration reform'... Send the 33 million illegals home.)
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To: All

When Tim Geithner told Beijing students in June 2009 that the USA is protecting the dollar, they laughed. Hussein essentially says “I am not a Tyrant” at Ohio State and students did what? Did the article leave out something? Are they as dumb as the Germans were in the late 1930’s? Can we get a retake from the Texas A&M Aggies to compare?


81 posted on 05/05/2013 8:36:24 PM PDT by RHS Jr (Pity the banksters when Jesus comes)
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To: justiceseeker93

“Obama To Ohio State Grads: Reject Voices That Warn About Government Tyranny”

Wow. What next? “Showers”?


82 posted on 05/05/2013 9:26:59 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Paladin2

I loathe the day the maggot was hatched in Kenya.


83 posted on 05/05/2013 10:44:28 PM PDT by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: Chickensoup

My oldest decided to skip this event because of the speaker.

I’m as proud of her for graduating as I am her taking a stand & opting out of commencement.


84 posted on 05/06/2013 2:54:05 AM PDT by LadyBuck (....and we're off to the rodeo......)
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To: Chickensoup
OBAMA BLAMES 'DEMOCRACY' FOR HIS FAILURES
85 posted on 05/06/2013 3:17:34 AM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Paladin2
0bama is a tyrant.
"It's been a long, tough journey. But we have made some incredible strides together. Yes, we have. But the thing that we all ought to remember is that as much as good as we have done, precisely because the challenges were so daunting, precisely because we we were inheriting so many challenges, that we're not even halfway there yet. When I said 'change we can believe in' I didn't say 'change we can believe in tomorrow.' Not change we can believe in next week. We knew this was going to take time because we've got this big, messy, tough democracy," President Obama said at a campaign fundraiser in Chicago on Wednesday night.

86 posted on 05/06/2013 3:27:19 AM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: The Free Engineer

Well said!


87 posted on 05/06/2013 4:36:01 AM PDT by golux
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To: Chickensoup

What a sad disappointment to those kids and families- to have to sit thru that ,and to have to be reminded of Obama, when they look back on their special day.


88 posted on 05/06/2013 4:40:48 AM PDT by Truth2012
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To: SandRat

money is not the root of evil.

the love of money is.

well,that and democrats.


89 posted on 05/06/2013 9:11:17 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: FreeReign

“...4 dead in O-hi-O.”


90 posted on 05/06/2013 9:16:15 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: Chickensoup

Zer0 is just putting the icing on the cake for these government indoctrinated grads. There is an assembly line nature to our education system


91 posted on 05/06/2013 9:21:59 AM PDT by jonrick46 (The opium of Communists: other people's money.)
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To: justiceseeker93

[Those voices that Obama is asking his audience to reject are those of the Founding Fathers,]

You are right. Obama is in dire straits now, he is being hit from all sides. Let’s pray that tomorrow will bring some revelations about Benghazi!


92 posted on 05/07/2013 1:12:18 PM PDT by potlatch (~be content with small victories and simple pleasures~)
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To: potlatch
Congrats to Mark Levin, who picked Obama’s speech apart in some detail on his radio show last night.

Here is an article from The Daily Caller with more extensive quotes from Obama’s Ohio State speech:

http://www.dailycaller.com/2013/05/06/obama-urges-students-to-rely-on-big-government/

93 posted on 05/07/2013 2:27:37 PM PDT by justiceseeker93
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To: justiceseeker93

Thanks Justice. Since I can’t listen to radio I appreciate the written word!


94 posted on 05/07/2013 2:36:08 PM PDT by potlatch (~be content with small victories and simple pleasures~)
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