Presidential Proclamation - 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation ProclamationSubmitted by go213mph on Mon, 12/31/2012 - 17:35
Oh the Irony of several of the sentences our dictator choose to use in this proclamation.
"...America where life and liberty were the birthright of all, not the province of some"
"all persons held as slaves" in rebellious areas "shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free."
"He sought to reunite our people not only in government, but also in freedom that knew no bounds of color or creed. Every battle became a battle for liberty itself"
Obama then veers off course and inserts the collectivist notion that no dream could ever be beyond our reach when we affirm that individual liberty is served, not negated, by seeking the common good.
The entire proclamation is here: