Obama fits Ben Franklin’s prediction
November 25, 2012 12:32 AM | 1760 views | 5 5 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend | print

Benjamin Franklin was not an official delegate to the Constitutional Convention, but he was a mover and shaker in bringing the document to fruition. Therefore he was invited to address the representatives at the close of this incredible work.

I’m telling this WHY? Because a very salient part of his speech goes something like “This is not a perfect document, but it will serve our country well until the people shall become so corrupt as to need a corrupt government.”

Well, well, it looks like his prediction was “right on.” Once again we have as a president who is a non-leader, a liar, a trampler of the Constitution, a C-in-C who regards the slaughter of four loyal Americans in Benghazi as a “bump in the road” and then goes off to Las Vegas to party.

This is the same man who goes on expensive vacations, as do his wife and daughters while doing nothing for homeless people. This the same man who:

1. has left black people, especially males, worse off than ever.

2. used potty language for a national publication interview (how cool is that?).

3. was totally and unpresidentially snotty regarding the Navy and its resources in a debate with Mitt Romney.

4. took three years to finally produce a birth certificate.

5. bows and scrapes and apologizes about America to our enemies.

My list could be longer. So why have I taken so long after the election to write this commentary? I first had to come to terms with the reality that’s what’s done is done. God help us all.

Melissa B. Anderson


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Kevin Foley
November 25, 2012
Ms. Anderson is yet another MDJ reader thoroughly brainwashed by the far right media entertainment complex. Nothing she says here is supported by the facts. But she heard it on Hannity or Limbaugh so it must be true. Poor lady.

I laughed out loud at her "potty language" comment. She must have forgotten VP Dick Cheney telling Sen. Patrick Leahy on the Senate floor to do something to himself that can't be done. Not cool.

Nice try Melissa.
Bro Thomas
December 01, 2012
I found what she said to be true. Oh and by the way, even if every other politician in the US used bad language, that doesn't excuse it. Thats the new mindset, it is okay if others do it. That way of thinking is another example of what is wrong with our society. Try holding up to real values. And, do not use your president as an example. He displays nothing but egotism and arrogance.
Tinfoil hat
November 25, 2012
I don't think you have come to terms of reality with your rediculous rant. And you are a birther, so sad. But the American public made a judgement and chose to reelect our great President.
December 01, 2012
Great? Your country is going down the drain even quicker because of his ridiculous policies. I guess you are one of those who need my pay check to survive.
Too funny
November 25, 2012
Wow, the letter writer managed to lose credibility in the very first sentence! Good job. The 81 year old Benjamin Franklin was one of Pennsylvania's eight delegates to the Constitutional Convention. Maybe the writer should turn off her right wing propaganda machine and read a proper history book.
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