Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Op-ed:
Today we celebrate our beloved America... tomorrow our fight for her survival continues
By: Diane Sori


“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 so was born the United States of America.

Today is July 4th...the United States of America’s 236th birthday if you date her, as do most, from the Declaration of Independence in 1776.  If you choose to date our birthday from the adoption of the Constitution in 1787, then today we are 225 years old.  But some even contend that the United States was actually born when the Constitution went into effect in 1789, thus making our Republic 227 years old.  And let’s not forget that England officially recognized the United States in 1783, so according to them the United States is 229 years old today.  

But no matter how you choose to date our beloved America, today is the birthday of the greatest nation the world has ever known.

And hopefully, so shall she remain.

Today, America is at a crossroads with two ways to go.  Do we return to our roots laid out so eloquently in the Preamble to our Constitution, “We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.”  Or do we follow Barack Hussein Obama down the path to socialism...I know I prefer the first path.

Do we believe with all our hearts the words of our Constitution that say, “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.”  Or do we once again follow Barack Hussein Obama down the path to socialism or worse...to communism...again, I prefer the first path.

Do we trust our government to uphold the Bill of Rights when it says, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.”  Sadly, under the presidency of Barack Hussein Obama we cannot.

So what are ‘We the People’ to do as I can only speak for myself.

I know this proud American will follow the Preamble to the Constitution and help our country return to that more ‘perfect union’ by helping to get out the vote so that ‘the enemy within’ will no longer be able to hurt, divide, and conquer my beloved America by turning her into something unrecognizable to me.

I know this proud American will heed the words of the Constitution when it says, “endowed by our Creator” and work hard to help restore our people’s faith and trust in God the Almighty, because without Him our moral compass simply does not work.

I know this proud American will uphold the Bill of Rights by NOT allowing our government to trample on the rights of ‘We the People’ with their overstepping of bounds into our personal lives...into our personal choices...into our personal freedoms.

And I know this proud American will fight for all I’ve said, for all I believe, and even give my life if need be to assure that all our children and grandchildren know the America that our Forefathers intended her to be and NOT to have to know the country ‘formerly known as America’ that Barack Hussein Obama wants her to be.

Happy Birthday America, may God Bless you always, and may you live on through eternity...always as the “Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave.”

And hopefully on November 6th you'll be Barack Hussein Obama free.

4 comments:

  1. Well said!
    Here's a question I have for you. It's about our responsibility, our patriotic duty to vote. I live in Alaska and have always been annoyed by the fact that the Presidential election is already decided before our poles are closed. It makes me wonder, what's the use? OK, I have another question...and I ask this because I do keep hearing how important it is to get out and vote. What do we do about the fact that our vote can't be trusted? Do we honestly believe that o was honestly elected? We hear of dead people voting and pets voting... When people remind me of the importance of voting, I start to feel cynical. Any words of wisdom for me? Victoria Jenkins

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  2. Hi Anonymous, First, thanks. Second, no matter your timezone, in a close election you never know but Alaska's electorial numbers could be a determining factor i who wins the election, so you MUST vote no matter what. Third, I have all the same concerns that you do about the sanctity of our vote but after Obama usurped the last election you get bet that this election will be monitored like no other election in our history. Lastly, as far as words of wisdom, I am no wiser than any other patriot but I can tell you that I hope the sheeple, the apathetic, and the uninformed masses do their homework and see and realize just how dangerous a second Obama presidency would be to our country...so dangerous in fact that it would radically change our country into something unrecognizable to us. And let's NOT forget how broke we'll all be as we're on our way to the death panel judgements too.

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  3. Thanks for your response. Victoria Jenkins

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