How this president “marked” the 39th anniversary of Roe v. Wade.
So let me see if I’ve got this straight; because being a brainwashed, knuckle-dragging, bitter clinger sometimes makes it hard for me to absorb all of the nuanced penumbrae emanating from the declarations of men like Barack Obama. A man who goes out of his way to encourage Americans to make sure that they never offend the followers of certain faiths, yet chooses January 23 — a day of mourning for all who cherish life — to offend the largest segment of them; pro-life Christians. A man who is the first U.S. president in my memory to issue a statement in favor of abortion on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade.
Of all the cherished utterances of our beloved leader the last three years, perhaps none is so divisive and offensive as this, his tribute to the judicial fiat that has resulted in the deaths of more than 40 million Americans, and a testament to his twisted views:
As we mark the 39th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, we must remember that this Supreme Court decision not only protects a woman’s health and reproductive freedom, but also affirms a broader principle: that government should not intrude on private family matters. I remain committed to protecting a woman’s right to choose and this fundamental constitutional right.
While this is a sensitive and often divisive issue — no matter what our views, we must stay united in our determination to prevent unintended pregnancies, support pregnant woman and mothers, reduce the need for abortion, encourage healthy relationships, and promote adoption. And as we remember this historic anniversary, we must also continue our efforts to ensure that our daughters have the same rights, freedoms, and opportunities as our sons to fulfill their dreams.
Yes, this sorry statement is not only insulting but also instructive, as it displays the same perverted outlook on the subjects of life and love he evinced when he opined that, should his daughters make a “mistake,” he didn’t want them “punished with a baby.” What exactly can he mean by suggesting that our sons and daughters — chilling words from the mouth of an abortion advocate — should have the same rights and freedoms? Do they not have them now? Might he be suggesting further gender-bending fiats along the lines of gays in the military, same-sex marriage, and his elevation of gay rights as a foreign policy priority?
Yes, that’s right; he has singled out discrimination against homosexuals abroad as a “deep concern” for his administration: not slavery, honor-killing, forced abortion or religious persecution. This sordid episode gives new meaning to George Washington’s warning about avoiding “foreign entanglements.” But what else can we expect from a man who for years sat at the feet of Bill Ayers and Jeremiah Wright?
A man who has the nerve to assert that “government should not intrude on private family matters,” by inserting itself into America’s sacred bedrooms, is the same man who, through his myrmidons in the Congress, used every unethical and thuggish subterfuge at his command to intrude that same government into every doctor’s office, nursing home, and operating room in the land via Obamacare.
That this man, who uses every occasion to spurn the Constitution — from czars, to executive orders to illegal recess appointments — has the nerve to lecture those who actually understand and revere that august document on the definition of the First Amendment is particularly appalling. Speaking of which, this is the same purported professor of constitutional law who just released an edict, aimed primarily at the Catholic Church, stating that she must comply with healthcare dictates that directly violate her sacred teaching.
Fortunately for us, the Constitution provides for a firewall against the foreseen ravaging of a free people by a tyrant like our current commander-in-chief and his accomplices in Congress. It is indeed ironic that the U.S. Supreme Court — the same body that found a right to abortion amid the smoking ruins of the 14th Amendment — recently issued a slap-down to Barack Obama and all who would seek to use the arm of government to control religious entities, in the form of a shocking unanimous decision in defense of religious liberty.
Such judicial victories may pave the way for more success against the incursions of men like Barack Obama, who have little understanding of our Constitution and even less about what passes for life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?
H/T to National Review Online