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Have people forgotten a small part of history that occurred 233 years ago called the Revolutionary War?  Our forefathers fought against an oppressive government to provide us with the freedoms of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.  They  fought against taxation, against corruption, against monarchism, just to name a few.  Yet, we as a nation elect a president and his administration that directly contradicts these ideals.  Taxes are being raised, allegations of corruption have been insinuated (ACORN, Ayers, Wright, etc. which need to be investigated when someone has the guts to stand up and say enough is enough), and the president has created an atmosphere of monarchism in the attitude that he portrays.  He obviously does not listen to any of his advisors - his press secretary can be seen on a daily basis trying to explain his actions or tell us what Obama or Biden "actually meant" when they said something offensive.  Hey, he even considers himself a "messiah."  He has been seen standing through the entire National Anthem and not placing his hand over his heart, has apologized to everyone for America, and has said that America is not a Christian country.


Our forefathers were much more intelligent than we give them credit for.   "Jefferson and Madison roundly denounced the Federalists for creating a national bank as tending to corruption and monarchism;"  Sound familiar?


"Socialism refers to any one of various economic theories of economic organization advocating state or cooperative ownership and administration of the means of production and distribution of goods, and a society characterized by equal opportunities/means for all individuals with a more egalitarian method of compensation based on the full product of the laborer." 


Sound familiar again? (GM, AIG, etc)  Obama even campaigned on the notion that he wanted to distribute wealth evenly to everyone, the definition of socialism. 


And it is not only this administration that has me frustrated.  The vast majority in our country no longer holds sacred the values that our forefathers fought for.  If this is the direction that America is headed in, it is not my America.  In my America, people are considered equal but have to work and earn their place in the country.  In my America, the government does not own private businesses or banks... the entraprenuer and the small business person are the ones who supports the economy.  In my America, people stand for the National Anthem with their hand over their heart, bursting with pride, and will kick the crap out of anyone who tries to hurt any of my fellow brothers and sisters.  In my America, the government does not control me, I control the government...after all, it is "for the people, by the people..." 


Alright, I have taken a deep breath and have gotten off of my soap box.  Just needed to vent. 


What is your America?


People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men
stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
-George Orwell

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well said....be ever vigilant!


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I am not sure which "America: POTUS 44 was referring to, but it is not mine! My USA is Christian, and doesn't need to apologize for defending itself, and it's GOD given rights, and ways of life!!


The Constitution protects our ALREADY GOD given rights not to be infringed on...like the 1st, 2nd, and 4th....We need to fight for these?


The Constitution doesn't guarantee the right for a women to have an abortion, nor the right for homosexual marriage...yet those arguments are among the ones most discussed, and need to be discussed probably, but they are not GOD given rights....


Next thing POTUS 44 will say, is he and his "flock" will not support the Constitution, since HE didn't write it!!


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Have people forgotten a small part of history that occurred 233 years ago called the Revolutionary War?  Our forefathers fought against an oppressive government to provide us with the freedoms of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. 



Coyote, not only have they forgotten that small part of History, they have also "forgotten" the subsequent Wars defending our Freedoms.  My Ancestors fought in most of those "forgotten" wars (I'm a Genealogist by hobby). In most schools, they don't even teach those parts of American History. And now, there are those that are calling the Holocaust a "Myth". I have been to the Crematoriums at Dachau. Tell me it's a Myth!!! 


I'll get off my soapbox before I really get started.......


 (I must have missed POTUS 44's post before it got deleted, unless it was on another thread)


 


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coyote3530 says ...



Our forefathers fought against an oppressive government to provide us with the freedoms of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. 



Even though I'm retired Army, one of the best slogans I've seen about the "Life, Liberty and Pursuit..." is a US Navy Ad:



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The real question's is.. Whats this Muslum Leader of America going to do next and what will the outcome be of "Whats left of America"? Just look at the damage he's done in such a short time.!  And the Liberal's still blame Bush..


I agree with everything you stated coyote3530.....

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Yes Coyote!!! We begin at the grass roots level...just as our forefathers did..When we see injustices against the law abiding American, and so much disregard for the Constitution these days, and we must speak out!


I have found out much by mailing, emailing, and calling both local and National elected officials in my work with the NRA-ILA....people are forced to listen! They may not agree with us, it may be going in one ear, and out the other, but the MUST listen or read what we send.


Many people believe that our letters are not read, that is untrue, some staff member reads everything...I once had a 45 minute conversation with a NY State Senate staffer who believed all "Assault Weapons" as described in the former AWB, were fully automatic! I told her that automatic weapons have not been readily available since 1934. Due to all the rampant crime associated with the Prohibition gangsters.hmm, they "banned" alcohol, and crime skyrocketed....


She then said, but all the Mexican warlords were crossing into TX to buy "automatic assualt weapons".! I asked her to cite a shop in Texas that will sell an automatic weapon to an illegal alien? She stammered, then I asked her why, if so many legal, transferrable full autos could be found for sale in the border States, why would the drug criminals pay the 10-15K average cost for one? She thought they were about $200! Riggght!!! They might be $200 in nearby Guatamala, where Russia has licensed the AK to be built! I also aked her to ask her boss for the serial #'s of these weapons siezed, just like the BATF did...and I reminded her that Herion has been illegal in the Country, along with Cocaine since the early 1900's...but why is it so readily available? One doesn't even need to be a certain age, or show id to buy it..and it has not slowed down any, it has increased. Why would the banning of some guns stop criminals from finding them?


She thought since they were automatic weapons, civilians should not have them,,,I asked her where she got the notion they were machine guns, and she told me, "around the Albany Senate rooms"!!! I'm sure I opened her, "just out of a Liberal college", eyes a bit, I'd like to believe...


We need to educate them as well...we can't just throw out hands up and quit! We need to have our voices heard as well.


JMHO


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IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776
The unanimous Declarationof the thirteen unitedStates of America
hen 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.
 
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. Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.
 
But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security. — Such has been the patient sufferance of these Colonies; and such is now the necessity which constrains them to alter their former Systems of Government. The history of the present King of Great Britain is a history of repeated injuries and usurpations, all having in direct object the establishment of an absolute Tyranny over these States. To prove this, let Facts be submitted to a candid world.
 
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.
 
Nor have We been wanting in attentions to our British brethren. We have warned them from time to time of attempts by their legislature to extend an unwarrantable jurisdiction over us. We have reminded them of the circumstances of our emigration and settlement here. We have appealed to their native justice and magnanimity, and we have conjured them by the ties of our common kindred to disavow these usurpations, which would inevitably interrupt our connections and correspondence. They too have been deaf to the voice of justice and of consanguinity. We must, therefore, acquiesce in the necessity, which denounces our Separation, and hold them, as we hold the rest of mankind, Enemies in War, in Peace Friends.
 
We, therefore, the Representatives of the united States of America, in General Congress, Assembled, appealing to the Supreme Judge of the world for the rectitude of our intentions, do, in the Name, and by Authority of the good People of these Colonies, solemnly publish and declare, That these united Colonies are, and of Right ought to be Free and Independent States, that they are Absolved from all Allegiance to the British Crown, and that all political connection between them and the State of Great Britain, is and ought to be totally dissolved; and that as Free and Independent States, they have full Power to levy War, conclude Peace, contract Alliances, establish Commerce, and to do all other Acts and Things which Independent States may of right do. —
 
And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes, and our sacred Honor.
 

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On this date 223 years ago we declared our freedom from the rule of the King of England and now today we need to declare our freedom from the wanna be king of america and all his court jesters.  We have suffered long enough and we are having all our freedom being called in to question.  A lot of people complain about all that is happening and doing nothing  saying what can we do.  Well this is a start we have to get our voice heard and when that is done we have to come together and all of us start shouting we are tried of all this and start voting our voice and if they do not stay with what we want vote them out and put someone in there that will listen and do what the people want.  With that being said I wish all out there HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY

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If the States would just reclaim their rights under the 10th amendment of the constitution the the Federal Government would not be near so large and would not be so intrusive into our lives.  I think about half of the laws passed by congress are unconstitutional.  That includes all laws trying to regulate firearms.  The Federal government has no power, under the constitution, to attach strings to anything they are funding.  It is time for the States to grow some balls and stand up to the Federal Government and tell them to start living within the bounds of the constitution.


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How many Czars do we need? I say none!! The so called "Czars" are not curtailed as Cabinet members are..they answer only to 44, no elections, just give them the crowns....Does this sound like America?


Maybe we do need a Stimulus Czar, the Stimulus isn't working out so well :)


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How many Czars do we need? I say none!! The so called "Czars" are not curtailed as Cabinet members are..they answer only to 44, no elections, just give them the crowns....Does this sound like America?


Maybe we do need a Stimulus Czar, the Stimulus isn't working out so well :)



And a health care Czar...If this health care plan passes, we are screwed....


People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men
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Listen for yourself what the Health Care bill has to say!



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I cannot undertake to lay my finger on that article of the Constitution which granted a right to Congress of expending, on objects of benevolence, the money of their constituents..." --James Madison

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It is very disturbing that since Barack Huessein Obama was elected this country has been sliding towards 'facism and socialism. frighteningly too fast!!  We have seen the auto industry, the banking industry. the houseing industry,  and now but of course...Universal or Nationlized Health Care! This last one should strike fear into the hearts of the American people. It will change AMERICA FORVER if passed!!!  This president is a devout SOCIALIST and the dearest thing to the anti Ameridan lilberal crouds as one can be. He rose to the top by way of the CHICAGO POLITICAL MACHINE."! That alone should ring a bell!! His experience as a community organizer with millions of federally funded  tax dollars is what got him in the Whtie House. Most of his associates are white collar crooks bordering on the wrong side of the law! HIs appointees have been very questionable. I won't say any more because most of you know a lot of this. Remember this man has done a number on America and he has turned from campaign promises to a full powered leftist liberal democrat who belives in a powerful centralilzed government and not the ideals and culture of a democratic and free socieety with liberty for all. This is a 180o turn in less than 6 months and we are going to have to put up with an arrogant and educated Harvard man whose pholosiohy is speak with vast words of soothing rhetoricial speeches and they will follow!! Never has this country had a man who will not debated with those who did not elect him but IGNORE THEM! He has been in denial along with this admins. who refuses to acknowled the wishes of those people who he is suppose to represent also!!  He loves adoration and hi fis but he is not going to laugh at those who don't want his brand of policits of wrap like political persuasion when we say ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!  WELCOME  TO THE CHANGE -WE CAN'T BELIVE IN AMERICA!"

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It is interesting to note that a lot of this Socialistic change reflects the mind of Karl Marx. This statement was edited and published in the Communist Manifesto by Samuel H. Beer../ HARVARD UNIVERSITY/ editor:


    "WITH THE CHANGE OF THE ECONOMIC FOUNDATION, THE ENTIRE IMMENSE SUPERSTRUCTURE IS MORE OR LESS


    RAPIDLY 'TRANSFORMED."