If he heard this, Lee Greenwood would beam with pride:
Everything old is new again. Remember this speech? It’s the most depressing things I’ve ever heard a president say.
Does it not describe well how things are and how we are feeling today?Are you better off, and I don’t mean that just financially, than you were 16 months ago? I believe that most Americans, and polls support this, feel that the America that we grew up in, is fast vanishing. The American dream is gone and being replaced with a phony Marxist Utopia. And most of us with thinking brains, worry about what our children and grandchildren will have to shoulder in the future.
From “Where were you when the republic died?”
In 1776, the American Republic boldly announced its birth with the Declaration of Independence. In 2010, it quietly expired with a declaration of dependence — on government, on entitlement, and on the Democratic party. Matt Patterson/American Thinker
Grab a hankie. This is pretty moving: