Wayne LaPierre Responds to President Obama's Inaugural Address
01/22/2013Sorry this took so long to post, finding the video was not easy, the actual speech was a fluke, and the graph was cool.
Published on Jan 23, 2013
NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre delivers a response to President Obama's inaugural address from the 56th Annual Weatherby Foundation International Hunting and Conservation Award Dinner.
Thank you for that kind introduction. And thank you for your warm welcome.
Yesterday in his second inaugural address, President Barack Obama quoted the Declaration of Independence and he talked about "unalienable rights." I would argue that his words make a mockery of both.
I'd like to talk to you about one line near the end of Barack Obama's speech where he said, quote "We cannot mistake absolutism for principle." Let me quote the president again: "We cannot mistake absolutism for principle."
So what is this "absolutism" the president attacks? And what are the so-called "principles" that he wants us to settle for instead?
Obama wants to turn the idea of "absolutism" into a dirty word, just another word for "extremism." He wants you to accept the idea of "principles" as he sees fit to define them. It's a way of redefining words so that common sense is turned upside-down and nobody knows the difference.
Think about it. As families, when we're broke and all our credit cards are maxed out, we're forced to tighten our belts.
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