Friday, July 04, 2014

An open letter to the people who hate Obama more than they love America

An open letter to the people who hate Obama more than they love America

This Week In Crazy: Ted Nugent Saves Independence Day, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right - The National Memo

This Week In Crazy: Ted Nugent Saves Independence Day, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right - The National Memo



Hopefully the first of several Crazy Week posts... it WAS a crazy week! (Thanks again, Justice Kennedy!)

On July 4, A Message For Patriots Of All Persuasions - The National Memo

On July 4, A Message For Patriots Of All Persuasions - The National Memo:



 ...Let’s begin at the official beginning. Although “right” and “left” didn’t define political combat at that time on these shores, there isn’t much doubt that behind the American Revolution, and in particular the Declaration of Independence, was not only a colonial elite but a cabal of left-wing radicals as well. 



How else to describe Samuel Adams and Thomas Paine, the revolutionary idealists who declared their contempt for monarchy and aristocracy? It is true that many of their wealthier and more cautious comrades in the Continental Congress disdained Adams as a reckless adventurer “of bankrupt fortune,” and Paine as a rabble-rousing scribbler. Of course popular democracy was a wildly radical doctrine in colonial times, tamed in the writing of the Constitution by the new nation’s land-owning elites and slaveholders...

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