Wednesday, July 8, 2009
This is so unfair!!!
I just wish I had more exclamation points on this keyboard!!!
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Tuesday, July 7, 2009
Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-Disgrace) has proposed an ominous amendment to HR2647. The text of the proposed amendment as introduced says,
“A person associated or affiliated with a group associated with hate-related violence against groups or persons or the United States government, as determined by the Attorney General, may not be recruited, enlisted, or retained in the armed forces.”Of course the key phrase here is "as determined by the Attorney General".
No due process, just a declaration by a bureaucrat, and you belong to a hate group, are discriminated against, and the "hate group" members and associates (just because Holder says they are, mind you) will have their rights infringed.
Couple that with Rep. Peter King's (R-NY) recent bill, HR2159, and you lose your gun rights, too.
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I did not edit it. This is how it came out.
Certain words jump out at you, and God is still over all...
Here's the original text:
"Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
"Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure. We are met on a great battle-field of that war. We have come to dedicate a portion of that field, as a final resting place for those who here gave their lives that that nation might live. It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this.But, in a larger sense, we can not dedicate -- we can not consecrate -- we can not hallow -- this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract. The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here. It is for us the living, rather, to be dedicated here to the unfinished work which they who fought here have thus far so nobly advanced. It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us -- that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion -- that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain -- that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom -- and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth."
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