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On Independence Day, Obama urges Americans to live up to words of Declaration of Independence [LOL!]
Washington Post ^ | 7/4/13

Posted on 07/04/2013 5:35:41 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper

Obama is urging Americans on the Fourth of July to live up to the words of the Declaration of Independence by securing liberty and opportunity for their own children as well as for future generations.

In his weekly radio and online address, Obama commemorates the Fourth of July by looking back at the day in 1776 that a small band of patriots declared those in the American colonies “a people created equal” —free to think and worship and live as they please.

Obama says their declaration was “heard around the world.”

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I had to laugh.
1 posted on 07/04/2013 5:35:42 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

We ought to be celebrating Egyptian-style.


2 posted on 07/04/2013 5:36:32 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: txrefugee

nobama is such a destructive fool. his resigning today would do the day justice.


3 posted on 07/04/2013 5:37:28 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: SoFloFreeper

That’s why he is in Africa.


4 posted on 07/04/2013 5:38:17 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: SoFloFreeper
"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"

I'm all for it.
5 posted on 07/04/2013 5:39:09 AM PDT by CaspersGh0sts
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To: SoFloFreeper
And WHERE is the undocumented Moslem Tyrant? Africa?


6 posted on 07/04/2013 5:40:05 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: freekitty

Under the radar, kinda, he is back in the White Hut as of yesterday or the night before. Most likely the latter. He got his photo op in the situation room discussing what they were going to do about the events in Egypt.


7 posted on 07/04/2013 5:41:06 AM PDT by mazda77
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To: SoFloFreeper

Yeah.....only not ALL the words....just a select few.


8 posted on 07/04/2013 5:43:22 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: SoFloFreeper

[July 4, when our forefathers declared political independence from England’s tyrannous King George and set in motion a government conceived in liberty but eventually taken over by the same tyrannous spirit. Has the time come to again press that big Reset Button? We can do it peacefully, if we really
want to.

So, when are we going to start a thread on FR about what a Constitutional Convention will change? Or are too many people so afraid a Convention will destroy more rights than the current trajectory of events will clearly do?


9 posted on 07/04/2013 5:44:01 AM PDT by theBuckwheat
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To: SoFloFreeper

As if you know American History or even understand it... even if you were ever exposed to it in Indonesia... you little African marxist fagot.

LLS


10 posted on 07/04/2013 5:44:26 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Take your own advice Barack.


11 posted on 07/04/2013 5:44:26 AM PDT by RC one
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To: mazda77

ALL THAT OBAMA HAS DONE WITH REGARDS TO EGYPT IS TO DEMAND AND ORDER THE US PRESS TO IGNORE ALL OF THE HATE FOR OBAMA THAT IS EVIDENT IN TAHIR SQUARE!


12 posted on 07/04/2013 5:46:02 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: theBuckwheat

“...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...”

http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/declaration_transcript.html


13 posted on 07/04/2013 5:46:09 AM PDT by theBuckwheat
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To: SoFloFreeper
No comment.

5.56mm

14 posted on 07/04/2013 5:46:47 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: theBuckwheat

“The Congress, whenever two thirds of both Houses shall deem it necessary, shall propose Amendments to this Constitution, or, on the Application of the Legislatures of two thirds of the several States, shall call a Convention for proposing Amendments, which, in either Case, shall be valid to all Intents and Purposes, as Part of this Constitution, when ratified by the Legislatures of three fourths of the several States or by Conventions in three fourths thereof, as the one or the other Mode of Ratification may be proposed by the Congress; Provided that no Amendment which may be made prior to the Year One thousand eight hundred and eight shall in any Manner affect the first and fourth Clauses in the Ninth Section of the first Article; and that no State, without its Consent, shall be deprived of its equal Suffrage in the Senate.”

Article Five of the United States Constitution


15 posted on 07/04/2013 5:47:35 AM PDT by theBuckwheat
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To: SoFloFreeper
On Independence Day, Obama urges Americans to live up to words of Declaration of Independence

What, start shooting?

16 posted on 07/04/2013 5:49:07 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Hey RATs! Control your murdering freaks.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

What a liar. He hopes we don’t.


17 posted on 07/04/2013 5:49:34 AM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: SoFloFreeper

like freedom of religion as long as you don’t say God or Jesus and attest that the Koran is holy.


18 posted on 07/04/2013 5:49:34 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: SoFloFreeper
Zero has been challenging us since day one.

WHY have we NOT insurrected ? (is that a word??)

"When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the laws of nature and of nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation."

19 posted on 07/04/2013 5:50:23 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof, but they're true.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

IF Obama ever read the Declaration of Independence or the Constitution, he certainly did not understand it.


20 posted on 07/04/2013 5:50:34 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: theBuckwheat
Or are too many people so afraid a Convention will destroy more rights than the current trajectory of events will clearly do?

I am one who would oppose a Convention for that reason..

21 posted on 07/04/2013 5:51:35 AM PDT by Maceman (Just say "NO" to tyranny.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
May be we could transfer Obama to Egypt!
22 posted on 07/04/2013 5:52:27 AM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Why is Obama always correcting/scolding Americans in a sort of condescending way?

Maybe his being in a church for some 20 years that preached God D*** America on a regular basis has something to do with it.

23 posted on 07/04/2013 5:54:05 AM PDT by PapaNew
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To: SoFloFreeper

“When in the course of human events.........”

Like now.


24 posted on 07/04/2013 5:56:09 AM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: knarf

Damn it Knarf - you beat me to it! I was thinking the exact same thing.

Happy 4th!


25 posted on 07/04/2013 5:56:25 AM PDT by mkleesma (`Call to me, and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know.')
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To: LibLieSlayer

Yep, and the Obama buttlicking media HAPPILY OBEYS.


26 posted on 07/04/2013 5:56:27 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: CaspersGh0sts

He would hate all the word’s of this song!!!!

My country, ‘tis of thee,
sweet land of liberty,
of thee I sing
Land where my fathers died,
land of the pilgrims’ pride
From every mountain side,
let freedom ring.

My native country, thee,
land of the noble free,
thy name I love
I love thy rocks and rills,
thy woods and templed hills
My heart with rapture thrills,
like that above.

Let music swell the breeze,
And ring from all the trees
Sweet Freedom’s song;
Let mortal tongues awake;
Let all that breathe partake;
Let rocks their silence break,
The sound prolong.

Our fathers’ God to Thee,
Author of Liberty,
To thee we sing,
Long may our land be bright
With Freedom’s holy light,
Protect us by thy might
Great God, our King.

Our glorious Land to-day,
‘Neath Education’s sway,
Soars upward still.
Its hills of learning fair,
Whose bounties all may share,
behold them everywhere
On vale and hill!

Thy safeguard, Liberty,
The school shall ever be,
Our Nation’s pride!
No tyrant hand shall smite,
While with encircling might
All here are taught the Right
With Truth allied.

Beneath Heaven’s gracious will
The stars of progress still
Our course do sway;
In unity sublime
To broader heights we climb,
Triumphant over Time,
God speeds our way!

Grand birthright of our sires,
Our altars and our fires
Keep we still pure!
Our starry flag unfurled,
The hope of all the world,
In peace and light impearled,
God hold secure


27 posted on 07/04/2013 5:58:51 AM PDT by astratt7 (obama,muslim,politics)
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To: knarf; All
LET US ARGUE, DEBATE AND DECLARE ... THE TIME IS NOW ... HE HAS THROWN DOWN THE GAUNTLET .. OR FOREVER MORE WE BE COWARDS


He has refused his Assent to Laws, the most wholesome and necessary for the public good.

He has forbidden his Governors to pass Laws of immediate and pressing importance, unless suspended in their operation till his Assent should be obtained; and when so suspended, he has utterly neglected to attend to them.

He has refused to pass other Laws for the accommodation of large districts of people, unless those people would relinquish the right of Representation in the Legislature, a right inestimable to them and formidable to tyrants only.

He has called together legislative bodies at places unusual, uncomfortable, and distant from the depository of their Public Records, for the sole purpose of fatiguing them into compliance with his measures.

He has dissolved Representative Houses repeatedly, for opposing with manly firmness his invasions on the rights of the people.

He has refused for a long time, after such dissolutions, to cause others to be elected, whereby the Legislative Powers, incapable of Annihilation, have returned to the People at large for their exercise; the State remaining in the mean time exposed to all the dangers of invasion from without, and convulsions within.

He has endeavoured to prevent the population of these States; for that purpose obstructing the Laws for Naturalization of Foreigners; refusing to pass others to encourage their migrations hither, and raising the conditions of new Appropriations of Lands.

He has obstructed the Administration of Justice by refusing his Assent to Laws for establishing Judiciary Powers.

He has made Judges dependent on his Will alone for the tenure of their offices, and the amount and payment of their salaries.

He has erected a multitude of New Offices, and sent hither swarms of Officers to harass our people and eat out their substance.

He has kept among us, in times of peace, Standing Armies without the Consent of our legislatures. He has affected to render the Military independent of and superior to the Civil Power.

He has combined with others to subject us to a jurisdiction foreign to our constitution, and unacknowledged by our laws;
giving his Assent to their Acts of pretended Legislation:
For quartering large bodies of armed troops among us:
For protecting them, by a mock Trial from punishment for any Murders which they should commit on the Inhabitants of these States:
For cutting off our Trade with all parts of the world:
For imposing Taxes on us without our Consent:
For depriving us in many cases, of the benefit of Trial by Jury:
For transporting us beyond Seas to be tried for pretended offences:

For abolishing the free System of English Laws in a neighbouring Province, establishing therein an Arbitrary government, and enlarging its Boundaries so as to render it at once an example and fit instrument for introducing the same absolute rule into these Colonies

For taking away our Charters, abolishing our most valuable Laws and altering fundamentally the Forms of our Governments:

For suspending our own Legislatures, and declaring themselves invested with power to legislate for us in all cases whatsoever.

He has abdicated Government here, by declaring us out of his Protection and waging War against us.

He has plundered our seas, ravaged our coasts, burnt our towns, and destroyed the lives of our people. He is at this time transporting large Armies of foreign Mercenaries to compleat the works of death, desolation, and tyranny, already begun with circumstances of Cruelty & Perfidy scarcely paralleled in the most barbarous ages, and totally unworthy the Head of a civilized nation.

He has constrained our fellow Citizens taken Captive on the high Seas to bear Arms against their Country, to become the executioners of their friends and Brethren, or to fall themselves by their Hands.

He has excited domestic insurrections amongst us, and has endeavoured to bring on the inhabitants of our frontiers, the merciless Indian Savages whose known rule of warfare, is an undistinguished destruction of all ages, sexes and conditions.

In every stage of these Oppressions We have Petitioned for Redress in the most humble terms: Our repeated Petitions have been answered only by repeated injury. A Prince, whose character is thus marked by every act which may define a Tyrant, is unfit to be the ruler of a free people.

28 posted on 07/04/2013 5:58:58 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof, but they're true.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
“Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.”

― Arthur Schopenhauer; German philosopher 1788-1860


29 posted on 07/04/2013 6:01:56 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Welcome to Obama-Land - EVERYTHING NOT FORBIDDEN IS COMPULSORY)
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To: SoFloFreeper
"Obama is urging Americans on the Fourth of July to live up to the words of the Declaration of Independence by securing liberty and opportunity for their own children as well as for future generations."

Are they suppose to get off food stamps and welfare?

30 posted on 07/04/2013 6:02:08 AM PDT by Average Al
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To: txrefugee

Cue up Steve Martin’s “King Tut.”


31 posted on 07/04/2013 6:02:13 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (NRA Life Member)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Maybe he should read it and the Constitution while he’s at it.


32 posted on 07/04/2013 6:02:46 AM PDT by alice_in_bubbaland (When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes mandatory- Thomas Jefferson)
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To: SoFloFreeper
I can tell you one thing. If what we have now is somehow what the founders envisioned and meant that I have a huge disconnect with the founders.

Suspicion is a virtue as long as its object is the public good, and as long as it stays within proper bounds. … Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are inevitably ruined. - Patrick Henry

33 posted on 07/04/2013 6:04:59 AM PDT by Altura Ct.
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To: knarf


34 posted on 07/04/2013 6:06:37 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Welcome to Obama-Land - EVERYTHING NOT FORBIDDEN IS COMPULSORY)
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To: SoFloFreeper
This wouldn't be the same Declaration that little Mohammed was taught to despise,as a child,by his whore mother and his filthy (white) Communist grandfather,would it?
35 posted on 07/04/2013 6:09:06 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (The Civil Servants Are No Longer Servants...Or Civil.)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks
"Cue up Steve Martin’s “King Tut.”


36 posted on 07/04/2013 6:12:39 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Welcome to Obama-Land - EVERYTHING NOT FORBIDDEN IS COMPULSORY)
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To: Maceman

Ref post 21: Me too. The way the left has control of voting results, media outlets, etc, right now scares me.


37 posted on 07/04/2013 6:13:48 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

Well, with him being a progressive, the actual answer is he is projecting to his base. Go back and reread it ...not from a patriot’s viewpoint, but from the progressive viewpoint.

As a few have pointed out 0bama speaks of ‘equality of stuff/outcomes,’ in his statement and then essentially bets(signals) to the base the time for rebellion is upon them.

The statement from the White House wasn’t meant for us, it was meant for his base.


38 posted on 07/04/2013 6:16:23 AM PDT by EBH (Democracy is the language of dictators.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

More fun comments over here too...

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3039012/posts


39 posted on 07/04/2013 6:18:42 AM PDT by EBH (Democracy is the language of dictators.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

You first, Barry.

RLTW


40 posted on 07/04/2013 6:18:43 AM PDT by military cop (I carry a .45....cause they don't make a .46....)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Is this an invitation??? Well, to me it looks like he is giving clemency to anyone who were do actually follow the guide path set out in the declaration.

Yesterday picked up a bunch of $2 bills. My favorite ones. If you don’t already know, it is the one with Jefferson on the front and a depiction of the signing of the Declaration of Independence on the back.

His excellency should have a bill with his likeness on the front made...the $3 bill. On the back they can have a depiction of a fag wedding.


41 posted on 07/04/2013 6:19:55 AM PDT by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I can’t even laugh — the statement is just ludicrous... coming from HIM, I mean.
(And doesn’t he realize that he’s making the case that we should appeal to our G.O.D.s [Government Overhaul Device; i.e. guns]?)


42 posted on 07/04/2013 6:21:58 AM 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: OneWingedShark

The statement isn’t meant for us, it is meant for his base. Read it from the progressive POV and you will realize he is calling for a revolution.

He essentially tells them they must take up the “task.” What task? The revolutionary task.


43 posted on 07/04/2013 6:24:44 AM PDT by EBH (Democracy is the language of dictators.)
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To: knarf
Zero has been challenging us since day one.
WHY have we NOT insurrected ? (is that a word??)

Because nobody over here wants to fire the first shot. -- But, then again, we can goad them into doing it: link (though I honestly don't know if any Governor has the balls to do this).

44 posted on 07/04/2013 6:26:04 AM 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: SoFloFreeper

Except Freedom of Religion, Speech, Bear Arms and pursuit of happiness.

Pray for America to Wake Up


45 posted on 07/04/2013 6:31:36 AM PDT by bray (Stop tolerating beheading!)
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To: CaspersGh0sts

“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”

The men who drafted it left us an escape clause


46 posted on 07/04/2013 6:41:01 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: EBH
The statement from the White House wasn’t meant for us, it was meant for his base.

Of that I have no doubt.

As a few have pointed out 0bama speaks of ‘equality of stuff/outcomes,’ in his statement and then essentially bets(signals) to the base the time for rebellion is upon them.

Except that isn't what the Declaration says.

47 posted on 07/04/2013 6:41:50 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Hey RATs! Control your murdering freaks.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
On Independence Day, Obama urges Americans to live up to words of Declaration of Independence

I LIKE THE IDEA!

When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.

WORKS FOR ME!

48 posted on 07/04/2013 6:43:05 AM PDT by Lazamataz (If illegal aliens voted (R), then the Dems would create the tightest border security in the world.)
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To: Maceman

Been following the news lately?

Just sayin...


49 posted on 07/04/2013 6:54:45 AM PDT by jimjohn
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To: SoFloFreeper
Obama says their declaration was “heard around the world.”

"Heard 'round the world" was the firing of muskets at troops of a gun-grabbing New England Governor.

We The People will very likely "live up to" that again, and will use Obama's own words in our defense.

50 posted on 07/04/2013 7:00:22 AM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back The Sons of Liberty !!)
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