Can You Spot Tyranny?

Tyranny:  arbitrary or unrestrained exercise of power; despotic abuse of authority.

Tonight the Tyrant and Chief will again address the nation explaining why he is justified in ignoring, side stepping, and shredding the Constitution.

18 months ago, the budding emperor spoke on the subject of tyranny and the distrust in government, always remember a tyrant never sees himself as tyrannical.  They always feel their actions are in the best interest of the people and going around a broken system.

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Unfortunately, you’ve grown up hearing voices that incessantly warn of government as nothing more than some separate, sinister entity that’s at the root of all our problems. Some of these same voices also do their best to gum up the works. They’ll warn that tyranny always lurking just around the corner. You should reject these voices. Because what they suggest is that our brave, and creative, and unique experiment in self-rule is somehow just a sham with which we can’t be trusted.

We have never been a people who place all our faith in government to solve our problems. We shouldn’t want to. But we don’t think the government is the source of all our problems, either. Because we understand that this democracy is ours. And as citizens, we understand that it’s not about what America can do for us, it’s about what can be done by us, together, through the hard and frustrating but absolutely necessary work of self-government. And class of 2013, you have to be involved in that process.”  President Obama

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