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...to reflect the original intent of our wise and insightful founders. We are to be a government of the people, by the people and for the people.



We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

U.S. Constitution - Preamble - The U.S. Constitution Online - USConstitution.net


So, I cut them some slack on misspelling defense...(even though I did find a photo of the original Preamble and it used the "c" also) but the capitalization of Welfare triggered my clicking on the link to see why the big dubya.(even though the same photo showed the use of the "W" also...it had caps for several words that really didn't deserve them.)

TODAY'S VERSION of the meaning is not what our gentile forefathers meant to connote.

Welfare
welfare n. 1. health, happiness, or prosperity; well-being. [<ME wel faren, to fare well] Source: AHD

Welfare in today's context also means organized efforts on the part of public or private organizations to benefit the poor, or simply public assistance. This is not the meaning of the word as used in the Constitution.

The Constitutional Dictionary - The U.S. Constitution Online - USConstitution.net



All these modern day professional politicians and members of the ruling elite clique that buys its way to power and continuous control of we the people seem to have forgotten that they are still part of we the people.

They have insulated themselves from having to be controlled by the laws they pass and enforce on the rest of us. They give themselves perks, guarantees of lifetime income and armed protection, all of which cost us, we the people, more and more of our available income. They give free subsistence to the WELFARE SUCKLINGS in exchange for a lifetime of votes.

Many of them try to equate themselves with Abraham Lincoln. If they truly followed Lincoln's philosophy and dedication to our Republic, they would not vote themselves a bit more or less than we the people get.


LINCOLN’S FAMOUS QUOTE AND ITS INSPIRATION:

“We here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain, that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom; and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.” President Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

Quote Counterquote Government of the people by the people for the people.


Lincoln was not the first to use the of-by-for the people phrase. He adapted it from another source that expressed it better by including ALL of the people.

The closing words of his Gettysburg Address, delivered on November 19, 1863 (as recorded in the “Hay Copy” of the speech stored at the Library of Congress, one of five written versions)
As noted in The Quote Verifier and other sources, Lincoln’s phrase “government of the people, by the people, for the people” is the best known use of the of/by/for the people formula, but Lincoln probably adapted his version from a similar phrase used in the 1850s by abolitionist preacher Theodore Parker. During the early months of the Civil War, Lincoln’s law partner William Herndon gave the president a book of Parker’s sermons and speeches. It included a sermon titled “The Effect of Slavery on the American People,” which Parker delivered at the Music Hall in Boston, Massachusetts on July 4, 1858. In that sermon, Parker said: “Democracy is direct self-government over all the people, for all the people, by all the people.” According to Herndon, Lincoln marked those words in his copy before he wrote the Gettysburg Address. Parker had used a similar line in earlier sermons and speeches. For example, in a speech he gave in Boston on May 29, 1850, Parker defined democracy as “a government of all the people, by all the people, and for all the people.” However, the of/for/by the people formulation was not coined by Parker. Some older uses — and some later variations — are shown below.


What we have today in the USA is control of the working people, for the benefit of the welfare sucklings, by the ruling elite. There is no we the people that actually includes ALL OF US!

We need to get back to the basics and quit setting our government employees up for life...whether they do a good job or not. We need to get rid of featherbedding. We need to quit paying people for not working. We need to quit paying people for having babies they can't afford to raise. We need to secure our borders and stop enabling the influx of illegal aliens and the circumvention of our existing immigration laws.

Basically, we need to kick liberalism to the gutter.
 
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...to reflect the original intent of our wise and insightful founders. We are to be a government of the people, by the people and for the people.



We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

U.S. Constitution - Preamble - The U.S. Constitution Online - USConstitution.net


So, I cut them some slack on misspelling defense...(even though I did find a photo of the original Preamble and it used the "c" also) but the capitalization of Welfare triggered my clicking on the link to see why the big dubya.(even though the same photo showed the use of the "W" also...it had caps for several words that really didn't deserve them.)

TODAY'S VERSION of the meaning is not what our gentile forefathers meant to connote.

Welfare
welfare n. 1. health, happiness, or prosperity; well-being. [<ME wel faren, to fare well] Source: AHD

Welfare in today's context also means organized efforts on the part of public or private organizations to benefit the poor, or simply public assistance. This is not the meaning of the word as used in the Constitution.

The Constitutional Dictionary - The U.S. Constitution Online - USConstitution.net



All these modern day professional politicians and members of the ruling elite clique that buys its way to power and continuous control of we the people seem to have forgotten that they are still part of we the people.

They have insulated themselves from having to be controlled by the laws they pass and enforce on the rest of us. They give themselves perks, guarantees of lifetime income and armed protection, all of which cost us, we the people, more and more of our available income. They give free subsistence to the WELFARE SUCKLINGS in exchange for a lifetime of votes.

Many of them try to equate themselves with Abraham Lincoln. If they truly followed Lincoln's philosophy and dedication to our Republic, they would not vote themselves a bit more or less than we the people get.


LINCOLN’S FAMOUS QUOTE AND ITS INSPIRATION:

“We here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain, that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom; and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.” President Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

Quote Counterquote Government of the people by the people for the people.


Lincoln was not the first to use the of-by-for the people phrase. He adapted it from another source that expressed it better by including ALL of the people.

The closing words of his Gettysburg Address, delivered on November 19, 1863 (as recorded in the “Hay Copy” of the speech stored at the Library of Congress, one of five written versions)
As noted in The Quote Verifier and other sources, Lincoln’s phrase “government of the people, by the people, for the people” is the best known use of the of/by/for the people formula, but Lincoln probably adapted his version from a similar phrase used in the 1850s by abolitionist preacher Theodore Parker. During the early months of the Civil War, Lincoln’s law partner William Herndon gave the president a book of Parker’s sermons and speeches. It included a sermon titled “The Effect of Slavery on the American People,” which Parker delivered at the Music Hall in Boston, Massachusetts on July 4, 1858. In that sermon, Parker said: “Democracy is direct self-government over all the people, for all the people, by all the people.” According to Herndon, Lincoln marked those words in his copy before he wrote the Gettysburg Address. Parker had used a similar line in earlier sermons and speeches. For example, in a speech he gave in Boston on May 29, 1850, Parker defined democracy as “a government of all the people, by all the people, and for all the people.” However, the of/for/by the people formulation was not coined by Parker. Some older uses — and some later variations — are shown below.


What we have today in the USA is control of the working people, for the benefit of the welfare sucklings, by the ruling elite. There is no we the people that actually includes ALL OF US!

We need to get back to the basics and quit setting our government employees up for life...whether they do a good job or not. We need to get rid of featherbedding. We need to quit paying people for not working. We need to quit paying people for having babies they can't afford to raise. We need to secure our borders and stop enabling the influx of illegal aliens and the circumvention of our existing immigration laws.

Basically, we need to kick liberalism to the gutter.
The problem that exist today, is that we the people are no longer we the people as we once were anymore, and that is why the government/politicians/radicals are exploiting this as a weakness to be found in our republic today. The disrespect that has grown over time, and all due to the craziness that has gone on over time, has left the working man /patriot /American in almost total shambles today, and has left us a disgrace among the elite, and within their eye sights today. The huge culture war that has gone on for so many years now, has almost broken the back of this nation and it's people. A strong culture of unity and decency that once held everything together, and everyone together is almost shot now. This strong culture had the government in total respect of we the people for whom had fought and won two major world wars all due to our strong values and strong culture we had, but it has been all but wiped out over time now it seems.

The sharks are circling, and they won't quit circling and taking bites out of everyone until they come together in this country, but do it with some kind of morals and decency again.

You know why the blacks didn't want to get on boats once they were freed, and to go back to their native land in which I'm sure the government would have accommodated them if they would have asked for this ? I think it was because they liked what they saw in the American culture here, and they wanted to join that culture as a free people eventually, and this instead of leave it. I think that is why they stayed and fought for it all these years, and this instead of just giving up and wanting to go back to Africa instead. The culture wars are killing us in this nation today, and they are being fueled by bad people who use the issues in order to either keep power with, or to gain power with, or to destroy others with. What is the worst of all, is that they want to keep people in eternal poverty with the issues not being understood as they should be in unity there of, and this gives them the fuel that they need in order to keep on keeping on in the ways in which they have learned over time.

It's time to get our character back in check, and to win back this nation for all who want to live free, decent and together here, but evilness has to be minimized again in order to do so. When evilness raises it's ugly head, people have got to be honest and point it out, and not make excuses for it or worse hide it.
 

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