Skip to comments.Fox & Friends: When Sam Adams Can't Mention God In 4th Of July Beer Ad, 'The Terrorists Have Won'
Posted on 07/06/2013 2:11:28 PM PDT by EveningStar
The morning after Independence Day, Fox & Friends' fill-in hosts examined a 4th of July beer had that apparently has drawn the ire of some God-loving American conservatives. The commercial, played in its entirely on Fox, shows a bartender quoting the Declaration of Independence while pouring a Sam Adams. The problem? He neglects to mention that Americans' "unalienable rights" were "endowed by their creator."
As host Clayton Morris explained, Sam Adams was simply obeying the the Beer Institute's guidelines on not using religion in commercials ...
Jesse Watters wasn't quite so understanding. "When political correctness takes over the beer advertising industry, the terrorists have won," he declared ...
(Excerpt) Read more at mediaite.com ...
Also the communists have won.
This is why liberals support and accommodate Islamists, because they both hate our Christian culture. It’s why the Democratic Party refuses to take an intelligent stance on limiting Islamic immigration, why they support every kind of sexual perversion, and why they support illegal immigration. Kill the culture that stands between them and their Communism.
Alienating our unalienable rights is not bull.
Since Sam Adams sponsored the Amos and Opie public sex competition, in which a couple used St. Patrick’s Cathedral, I don’t care whether they can say the word “God” or not. I would rather they didn’t.
If by “terrorists” you include the former SDS radicals who have infiltrated media and government - yes.
so I don’t think this has anything to do with terrorism.
the main groups that go around to schools making sure there is no mention of God, is the aclu and adl.
I’m amazed that some people are making an issue of this. This is minor.
I’d mention it anyway. Its my ad and my money, they don’t want my ad I take it someplace else and “screw” them. Time to hit those liber bastards in the pocket book., that is all they understand.
I respectfully disagree.
Your decision to place the code of the beer industry ahead of the intent of the Declaration of Independence by removing "God" in your advertising quote has moved me.
As I am sure Sam Adams would say and do, "If you believe God is not worth mentioning, then your beer is not worth drinking." While you produce a tasty, quality product, the quality of your advertising policy is sorely lacking in both content and purpose. I shall not purchase nor drink your beer any more as long as you follow this course of action. I shall also urge all my fellow beer drinkers to do the same.
And I respect your opinion. I always have. :)
They took God out to appease the left, get real eveningstar.
This is no small thing as you suggest. These are deliberate acts attempting to strip us from our relationship with our Creator and our founding principles. There is a clear pattern that is being established. So I will have none of this, "It's no big deal." It is a big deal.
As host Clayton Morris explained,....SHAME on the Lone Ranger....Wait...He’s already dead. That damned silver heeled Indian.
No, it's about EVERYTHING. In fact, it's important enough that the wording is accurately captured on FR's homepage.
"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."
-- The Declaration of Independence, In Congress, July 4, 1776
Applying political correctness to a revered document that defines our liberties as endowed by Creator not only inaccurately portrays the true meaning of the document, but dismisses God's role in our nation's history...and for what, a shot at bigger market share and showing trendiness in mocking the foundation of God in our society?
Also, I find it odd that you start a new thread on the subject, referencing two other previously established threads on the same subject that you didn't bother to participate in. Why is that?
Well if it’s excised from the segment being read, someone did it for some reason. If another segment of the Declaration was read, then of course it wouldn’t be there. But it would be hard to win; if they did include it then another set would be screaming at them about using God for commercial purposes.
I’d say it would have been better to skip it altogether than to expurgate a reference to God from it. Still, it’s served to get people talking... people still care about God at some level. Now if they will give God credit for full-on, mighty gospel power, then we might start going somewhere good as a nation again.
“Forward”... It’s just another deliberate incremental slip towards a Godless society, pure and simple, and not an innocent omission. It IS a big deal. Yes, on some level it has created discussion, but discussion with no action to roll back this insidious form of culture creep is meaningless in the end.
Really, you are concerned about anyone who would "be screaming" about quoting the Declaration of Independence? Do people really quiver uncontrollably at the thought of someone - anyone - being offended?
Should we now avoid teaching our children about the Declaration of Independence? Should we no longer recite the Pledge of Allegiance? Where do you propose it stop? And what if these omissions offend me? Is it okay to offend only certain people without concern? Is that now legitimate?
The truth is that our right originate from our Creator. They are not man-made. They are not devised by a government. They are derived from our Creator, just as the DOI points out. If that offends some, then perhaps they need offending to wake them back to reality.
as someone pointed out earlier this company sponsors public sex competitions while censoring Gos from founding documents. They can rot in hell. None of the drinkers I know drink the swill anyway. If the Declaration offends these perverts they shouldnt be quoting from it in the fiirst place.
does Hebrew National sponsor public sex competitions?
When I found the Mediaite article, I did a search on "Adams" to see if it had already been posted. It hadn't, but I did find the two vanity threads. Along with posting this article, I linked those threads in case anyone who hadn't seen them, might want to view them and comment on them.
Americans "unalienable rights ... endowed by their creator" is a very big deal.
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.
Samuel Admas would have thought it important as well.
Different times? Different industry policies?
Did you happen to catch the direct bitch-slap at Obama at the end at the commercial?
I dont care. Let them burn.
Ok, thanks. Just a premature observation on my part that struck me odd at the moment.. My apologies for bringing it up.
an immoral company is still the enemy even if they dislike Obi-won
Did they sponsor the public sex competition, or were they merely one of many advertisers that Amos and Opie had at the time?
No problem, or as in the case of Venus de Milo, no ‘arm done.
First off, Jessie Waters is a goof.
More to the point though, this may well be the first time many people in the USA have actually heard those words from the Declaration of Independence. And leaving those three words out changes the entire context of the phrase.
The whole idea being that it’s our Creator who has granted those unalienable rights, as opposed to the government. If the government granted those rights, they can take them away.
I’m with you. Now we have to find a brewer that is more America-friendly.
Proceeds benefit military charities.
Yuengling - America’s Oldest Brewery (pronounced - ying-ling)
Yuengling Lager is far better than Sam Adams. Out sells SA nationally while only sold in about 10 -12 states.
I drink Yeungling—but is the ownership/management conservative?
2010: Dick Yeungling contributed to a Pottstown Pubbie and a RAT. Plays both sides.
In short it is the greatest absurdity to suppose it in the power of one or any number of men at the entering into society, to renounce their essential natural rights, or the means of preserving those rights when the great end of civil government from the very nature of its institution is for the support, protection and defence of those very rights: the principal of which as is before observed, are life liberty and property. If men through fear, fraud or mistake, should in terms renounce and give up any essential natural right, the eternal law of reason and the great end of society, would absolutely vacate such renunciation; the right to freedom being the gift of God Almighty, it is not in the power of Man to alienate this gift, and voluntarily become a slave--
2d. The Rights of the Colonists as Christians--
These may be best understood by reading--and carefully studying the institutes of the great Lawgiver and head of the Christian Church: which are to be found clearly written and promulgated in the New Testament--
Samuel Adams, The Rights of the Colonists
20 Nov. 1772Writings 2:350--59
Pottstown or Pottsville?