Skip to comments.IN REMEMBRANCE OF AMERICA
Posted on 06/30/2009 3:05:53 PM PDT by patriot08
Eleven score and twelve years ago, 56 founders of this great nation signed a document freeing the United States from British tyranny and establishing national pride of independence and freedom that George Washington would reaffirm during his farewell address when he said: The name of American which belongs to you, must always exalt the just pride of patriotism and, Here every portion of our country finds the most commanding motives for carefully guarding and preserving the Union of the whole.
A nation was born from the wilderness that would in the coming years feed the world, give charitably and abundantly to countries in need, and save Europe from the tyranny of a madman.
Fifty two men who signed our Declaration of Independence were devout Christians, helping to establish God as the final authority of morality and spiritual guidance to any people of any race coming here to live free from tyranny within the laws of We the people.
The United States is always first to respond, and the first to produce products, food, medicines, and inventions to help mankind around the world. History will prove that America and her allies remained free not from appeasing our enemies to satisfy their grievances, not by dialogue or sensitivity training, but by young men carrying a rifle.
This week, as we celebrate our 232nd birthday, the citizens of this nation must take stock in how far we have fallen and examine how much longer we can sustain One nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all when we face the greatest assault in our history.
We did not become the greatest nation on earth by liberal politicians telling the world on global television that our soldiers are torturers, or that most Germans and Japanese were peaceful. Our enemies would have received the distinct message that they could defeat us with this disloyal and surrender rhetoric. The Islamics must feel that if they keep doing what they are doing, they will have us.
We did not become the greatest nation on earth by evil tyrants endorsing our presidential candidates; we became great by these same evil tyrants being afraid of our presidential candidates. We became a great nation led by men of steadfast character and single purpose resolve. We did not become a great nation being lead by secular humanists or liberation theology ''victims'' undermining the traditional roots of America and destroying the only belief worth defending.
We became a great nation by killing our enemies. We did not become a great nation by cajoling and partnering with our enemies. We once enjoyed being admired as the envy of the world. Now we enjoy merely being simply a part of the world, for in our present condition of anemia, we have lost our soul.
Fire and swords will not defeat us. We have allowed the silent and unseen wedge of corruption, sloth, pornography, drugs, atheism, and humanism to kill our aspirations and integrity--our souls. In our national prosperity we have strayed from those ideals upon which this nation was founded and we obey the gods of entertainment and escape, and in this quest we have become unhappy, disoriented, and disenfranchised from these United States and worship at the alter of ''duty is to yourself.''
By establishing standards of achievement open to all--to the weak and to the inept--we stopped the impetus to effort in all men great or small, and stopped all incentive to improvement, to excellence, to perfection. We have enshrined mediocrity. Add to this the cultural scientific rationality that humans are a glob of matter and you underwrite the view that we are ill-equipped to meet the challenges of a zealous, willfully determined Islamic enemy.
This secular and personal challenge is the battle plan for our coming trials of the twenty-first century and we will either regain our patriotism and steadfast UNITED resolve, or we will be swallowed by the followers of Allah. Islams goal is very clear. We cannot win this battle hiding in front of a mindless television screen or blaming someone else. We cannot win by listening to the liberal mantra of ''the world hates us,'' but by standing these globalists up and asking them Who do you mean by the world? Do you mean Europe who we bled and sacrificed to save and is easily surrendering to the sword of Allah? Do you mean the 57 member Organization of the Islamic Conference which is manipulating the United Nations so that they can install Sharia laws in place of our Constitution? Do you mean the evil tyrant dictators who endorse your candidate but hate America for our achievements?, or when you say the world do you really mean your liberal party of atheists and communists who have other ideas for us under the banner of socialism?
We cannot win by listening to a cowardly, yellow media and press who would rather surrender this nation than tell the absolute truth and be labeled racist or Islamophobic by a butchering cult who does not believe in free press.
We begin anew on this Independence Day by asking ourselves Can we remain a free independent nation under a globalist with Muslim roots from another continent who says 'I will stand with the Muslims should the political winds shift in an ugly direction'? What does this statement tell you and how does it apply to todays America of encroaching and demanding Muslims who will eventually insist on your conversion or beheading?
Begin anew by asking yourself How much longer can we hide from the truth? Ask yourself if you want this nation to ensure that our founding principles are maintained and preserved for future generations, or if you want liberal judges who make laws rather than interpret them. Do we want to maintain the Christian values of America, or see our grandchildren go to Muslim schools wearing the required Arabic dress?
The decision about our future falls squarely on our individual shoulders. Together, we can have many more Independence celebrations, or we can eliminate this holiday when our new rulers find it ''offensive.''
Ronald Reagan said: If we ever forget we are one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
Some sobering thoughts and if that does not bring you around you have little chance of seeing any change unless you are willing to work at it to see the change through.
Unfortunately, persuasive logic like this has little influence on most people. Only fear and pain on a personal level will cause a desire for real change. For example, during the Carter era (or should that be ‘error’?) the fear of America’s vulnerability in the world translated into something very real as Americans watched their country humiliated for 444 days. And the pain brought about by years of high interest rates finally got people’s attention. Palpable fear and pain resulted in a near complete loss of political confidence in Carter’s disastrous policies. The people then voted Reagan in to clean up the mess. I suspect the same type of scenario will play out again.
The freedom that America has enjoyed for over two centuries is the result of the founding fathers' laboring and suffering. Yes, the founding fathers suffered for the freedoms we have today.
In a small cemetary at Berkeley Plantation on Virginia's James River is a tablet with this inscription:
"By signing the Declaration of Independence, the 56 Americans pledged their lives, their fortunes and their scared honor.
It was no idle pledge
Nine signers died of wounds during the Revolutionary War.
Five signers were captured or imprisoned
Wives and children were killed, jailed, mistreated or left peniless.
Twelve signers' houses were burned to the ground.
Seventeen signers lost everything they owned.
No signers defected.
Their honor, like their country, remained intact."
As you see the founders suffered for the precious liberty they wanted so badly. The War for Independence was no light thing. Thousands of people were killed for the freedoms we enjoy today.
But do we still really enjoy them? Are we not letting them slip away? The founding fathers wanted freedom from the heavy taxes of government .....where did that freedom go? The founding fathers wanted freedom of religion....is not that freedom slipping away also?
What are we going to do about the slow decaying of our freedoms? The founding fathers were willing to pledge their lives, their fortunes, and their sacred honor. Are we?
It makes me cry.
I feel the same sadness ... and while I’ve said it multiple times here .... as this administration gains more control over our lives and our individualism is becoming irrelevant, we are sinking fast into socialism.
And what fills the news? MJ, philandering senators and Madoff. Wait until the sleeping masses wake to cap and tax. Meh.
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