Skip to comments.Biden celebrates Independence Day in Philadelphia
Posted on 07/04/2014 7:41:09 PM PDT by Citizen Zed
Biden said the principles behind the Declaration of Independence led to passage of landmark legislation on civil rights, age discrimination, fair housing, those with disabilities, women and "the civil rights issue of our day, making it clear that you should be able to marry whoever you love period."
"Ladies and gentlemen, ultimately that's what we're celebrating today the continuation of the expansion of the notion that all men are created equal," he said Friday. "There's been a constant march in America on the road to guaranteeing every man, woman and child the dignity that you're entitled to. ... That's what these men who said in this building behind me fully understood."
The "Celebration of Freedom" ceremony was part of the Wawa Welcome America Festival, sponsored by the Wawa convenience store chain. Besides the opening speeches and parade, featured events included an evening concert with performances by The Roots, Nicki Minaj and Ed Sheeran.
Before Biden spoke, Mayor Michael Nutter also noted the nation's progress in achieving equality for all but called education "the civil rights issue of the 21st century," saying inequalities there can last a lifetime.
"Anyone in America can sit anywhere they want at any lunch counter," Nutter said. "But could they pay for the meal?"
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Biden celebrates in Depends.
How many squirrels did he chase after?
He would have been a great 70’s Match Game panelist.
Biden wouldn’t know true freedom if it bit him on his pasty white ass.
Sounds like a bunch of equality of outcome bull crap. It ain’t going to happen. Obama, Nutter and intellectually challenged people like them (their race and folks like Biden) will never succeed. If in power they will destroy this nation. If out of power, they should be content with picking cotton, because that is what they are worth. They need to be put in their place and understand their station in life so they can be happy and enjoy the freedoms and liberties that God gave them, not the government.
I just shattered my screen with projectile vomit.
Was Chuck in the audience?
Biden has to pander. He’s too big an idiot to get votes otherwise.
Biden = Idiotdependent
What’s to celebrate? King George was a wild-eyed libertarian compared to what we live under today. Taxes? Virtually no taxes back then. Taxation with representation turned out to be slavery. The Founding Fathers would be so ashamed of us and what we have become.
We have a long way to go, baby.