Once again Congressman Jim Birdenstine minced nary a word, he spoke volumes from the House floor with his one minute speech!
Some of you may recall this one minute speech from the past that I posted here not that long ago. If you happened to miss it, check the link out…it’s well worth your time: VIDEO OF THE DAY: “NOT FIT TO LEAD!”
Here’s his newest speech. – This is via TB:
Rep. Jim Birdenstine (R-Okla.) took to the House floor on Friday and delivered his second memorable — and scathing — 1-minute critique of President Barack Obama this month. See his first one, here.
The rhetorical theme of his most recent remarks was: What would tyranny look like in the United States of America?
Mr. Speaker, the president decided to raise energy prices on all Americans, which adversely affects the poor the most and he didn’t ask Congress,” Birdenstine began.
“The president decided to unilaterally reduce our strategic nuclear deterrent when more countries than ever have nuclear weapons, no treaty that would require consent of the Senate,” he said. “The president has decided which health insurance plans the people are allowed to have. The president didn’t ask congress or the people for that matter. The list goes on.”
He added: “In America, we are either moving more towards liberty or more towards tyranny.”
Birdenstine then took aim at the Obama administration as a whole, criticizing each branch of the federal government.
“Well I think, we should ask ourselves what tyranny would look like in the United States of America,” he continued. “An executive branch that picks and chooses which laws it wants to enforce. A judicial branch that would allow to do so on grounds of the executive branch did not defend the laws in the court. The legislative branch would have very limited power because they turned it all over the president and the people would feel like they had no representation.”
He concluded by circling back to answer his own question. “The president told us he was going to fundamentally transform America, and I think that is exactly what he is doing. I yield back.”
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