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The Seven Greatest Political Orators in American History

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Throughout American history, political orators have played a crucial role in shaping the nation’s political discourse and inspiring the American people to action. From fiery speeches on the campaign trail to impassioned pleas for unity in times of crisis, these orators have used their words to move audiences and shape the course of American history. In this article, we will look at seven of the greatest political orators in American history, including who they were, their style, the time they lived, famous speeches they gave, notable quotes, and how audiences were moved by them.

Patrick Henry
Patrick Henry was an American attorney, planter, and politician who is best known for his fiery speeches in support of American independence from Great Britain. Born in Virginia in 1736, Henry was a passionate advocate for liberty and is widely regarded as one of the greatest orators of the American Revolution.

One of Henry’s most famous speeches was his “Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death” address, which he delivered to the Virginia Convention in 1775. In the speech, Henry called on his fellow Virginians to take up arms against the British and fight for their freedom. His impassioned words and dramatic delivery helped to inspire a generation of Americans to take up the cause of independence.

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Audiences were moved by Henry’s passionate appeals to their sense of patriotism and love of liberty. His words helped to galvanize support for the American Revolution and inspired many to take up arms against the British.

Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from 1861 until his assassination in 1865. Widely regarded as one of the greatest presidents in American history, Lincoln is also known for his eloquent speeches and powerful use of language.

One of Lincoln’s most famous speeches was his Gettysburg Address, which he delivered in 1863 during the height of the Civil War. In the speech, Lincoln called on the American people to honor the sacrifice of those who had died in the war and to work towards a “new birth of freedom” for the nation. His simple yet powerful words helped to inspire a sense of unity and purpose in a nation torn apart by war.

Audiences were moved by Lincoln’s humble demeanor and his ability to speak directly to the hopes and fears of the American people. His words helped to bring the nation together and inspired many to work towards a brighter future for themselves and their country.

Susan B. Anthony
Susan B. Anthony was an American women’s rights activist who played a key role in the women’s suffrage movement of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Born in Massachusetts in 1820, Anthony was a passionate advocate for women’s rights and worked tirelessly to secure the right to vote for women.

One of Anthony’s most famous speeches was her “On Women’s Right to Vote” address, which she delivered in 1873 at the Circuit Court of the United States in Canandaigua, New York. In the speech, Anthony argued that the Constitution gave women the right to vote and called on the court to recognize this right. Her passionate words and forceful delivery helped to galvanize support for the women’s suffrage movement and inspired many to join the fight for women’s rights.

Audiences were moved by Anthony’s passionate appeals to justice and equality. Her words helped to inspire a generation of women to fight for their rights and helped to lay the groundwork for the women’s suffrage movement.

William Jennings Bryan
William Jennings Bryan was an American politician and lawyer who served as the Secretary of State under President Woodrow Wilson. Born in Illinois in 1860, Bryan was a passionate advocate for progressive causes and a powerful speaker.

One of Bryan’s most famous speeches was his “Cross of Gold” speech, which he delivered at the 1896 Democratic National Convention. In the speech, Bryan called for an end to the gold standard and advocated for a bimetallic currency system. His impassioned words and fiery delivery helped to galvanize support for his campaign and inspired many to join the fight for economic justice.

Audiences were moved by Bryan’s passionate appeals to the common people and his commitment to social justice. His words helped to inspire a generation of progressives and laid the groundwork for the New Deal policies of the 1930s.

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin D. Roosevelt was the 32nd President of the United States, serving from 1933 until his death in 1945. Roosevelt is widely regarded as one of the greatest presidents in American history, and his speeches played a crucial role in inspiring the American people during some of the darkest times in the nation’s history.

One of Roosevelt’s most famous speeches was his “Four Freedoms” address, which he delivered in 1941 as the United States prepared to enter World War II. In the speech, Roosevelt called for a world in which all people enjoyed the freedom of speech and worship, as well as freedom from want and fear. His words helped to inspire a sense of purpose and unity in a nation facing a global crisis.

Audiences were moved by Roosevelt’s calm, steady demeanor and his ability to speak directly to the hopes and fears of the American people. His words helped to inspire a sense of national unity and purpose during some of the most challenging times in American history.

Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and civil rights activist who is widely regarded as one of the greatest orators in American history. Born in Atlanta, Georgia in 1929, King played a key role in the American civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s.

One of King’s most famous speeches was his “I Have a Dream” address, which he delivered in 1963 during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. In the speech, King called for an end to racism and segregation in American society and spoke passionately about his vision for a world in which all people were treated with dignity and respect. His words helped to inspire a generation of Americans to join the fight for civil rights and social justice.

Audiences were moved by King’s passionate appeals to justice and equality, as well as his commitment to nonviolence and peaceful protest. His words helped to inspire a generation of activists and laid the groundwork for the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Ronald Reagan
Ronald Reagan was the 40th President of the United States, serving from 1981 until 1989. A former actor and governor of California, Reagan is widely regarded as one of the greatest communicators in American political history.

One of Reagan’s most famous speeches was his “Tear Down This Wall” address, which he delivered in 1987 at the Brandenburg Gate in West Berlin. In the speech, Reagan called on Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall and end the division of Europe. His words helped to inspire a sense of hope and optimism in a world still gripped by the Cold War.

Audiences were moved by Reagan’s optimistic vision of America and his commitment to freedom and democracy. His words helped to inspire a sense of national pride and purpose during a time of great uncertainty and upheaval.

In conclusion, the seven greatest political orators in American history all had different styles, lived in different times, and spoke to different audiences. However, what they all had in common was their ability to move their listeners with their words and inspire them to work towards a brighter future for themselves and their country.

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Lawfare, Coercion, and Intimidation at the U.S Department of Injustice

Th DOJ fraudulently claims this mission: “Uphold the rule of law, to keep our country safe, and to protect civil rights”



Lawfare is impacting society in horrendous ways, many of which ultimately impact your life and your experiences. What is lawfare? Derived from combining the words “law” and “warfare,” it is the employment of legal approaches to delegitimize, damage, or destroy an opposing party or to hinder their ability to employ their own legal rights.

While lawfare has been used among nations seeking to resolve military conflicts, hamper an opponent’s strategies and tactics, or accuse others of serious crimes, here I am only focusing on domestic issues.

The U.S. system of justice has become overtly contentious, straying from the original mission and objective of our legal system. Unfortunately, the U.S. Department of Justice adopted lawfare tactics en mass during the Obama Administration, under the sordid leadership of Attorney General Eric Holder.

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Long Term Damage

Lawfare was employed against individuals whom the DOJ had targeted, to damage or disparage their character, waste their money and time, or triumph over them for public relations purposes. Today the DOJ persecutes, coerces, badgers, and prosecutes Americans, mainly conservatives, time after time.

The agency’s conviction rate is 93%, or 14 out of 15 cases. Yet, in countless instances, DOJ lawyers pursuing cases do not have sufficient evidence or even legal grounds. How do they prevail? Repeatedly, these government attorneys intimidate defendants to confess to “process” crimes, much like what the special prosecutors under Robert Mueller did with many of Donald Trump’s associates.

If no real crimes existed, DOJ attorneys, well-versed in lawfare, pushed for prosecution in one way or another, HUNDREDS of times. Conviction represents career bonus points for eager DOJ attorneys.

Garland: Corrupt Beyond Belief

Bill Barr, appointed by Donald Trump, was utterly corrupt – a swamp creature of the highest order. He sat on the Hunter Biden revelations. He ignored voluminous evidence of worldwide bribes taken by Joe Biden. He covered for Jeffrey Epstein’s clients, and likely lied about Epstein’s demise. He had insider knowledge of the numerous bogus plots against Trump and said and did nothing.

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland, now head of the DOJ, has raised lawfare to justice-destroying heights. The DOJ has become the chief agency of injustice. Under Garland, Catholics, parents concerned about the education and welfare of their children, peaceful protesters, and legions of others have had their rights violated.

We know that both the FBI and DOJ have sought to lay heavy crap on Rudy Giuliani, Matt Gaetz, Don Trump, Jr., Jared Kushner, many of Trump’s advisors, and so many others.

Injustice on Demand

Garland’s DOJ implements lawfare in virtually everything it does. The agency has no qualms about incarcerating people for indeterminate lengths, staging show trials, bleeding defendants financially dry, and threatening them with jail sentences unless they capitulate. These are perilous times, especially for anyone who is opposed to the Biden Administration or speaks up in ways that the DOJ does not approve.

It is not difficult with the vast databases to undertake intense snooping and other nefarious methods. In record time, the “Department of Injustice” can ruin a person’s reputation, even after a lifetime of accuracy in their work, in their claims, and in how they comport themselves.

The DOJ can destroy reputations in less than 24 hours, particularly if that person is vulnerable with relatives or children. They raid homes with guns drawn when a simple knock on the door would suffice. The Democrats of today, can get to anyone they want, and will shake their targets to the core.

The GOP Must Win in 2024 or We’re Doomed

Everything described above should have no place within the U.S. Department of Justice. Lawfare should have no place. Meanwhile, the DOJ fraudulently claims that its mission is to “Uphold the rule of law, to keep our country safe, and to protect civil rights.” In actuality, it fails miserably on all three counts.

Claiming independence and impartiality, the agency states, “We work each day to earn the public’s trust by following the facts and the law wherever they may lead, without prejudice or improper influence.” Yes, Hunter Biden will verify that. The DOJ claims, “Our employees value differences in people and in ideas and treat everyone with fairness, dignity, and compassion.” Not exactly.

The only tenable solution to vanquish the runaway DOJ and their insidious practice of lawfare, intimidation, and coercion is for a Republican to win the 2024 presidential election, replace Garland, and quickly reverse the serious damage that has been done to our nation.

If Democrats successfully re-cheat their way to victory, may God help us all.


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Do you feel like you wake up every day to a bad dream and then struggle with the fact that your nightmare is actually reality in America today? Thankfully, the polls of Democrats and Republicans alike are sending a clear message—we’ve had enough of dementia Joe. He is often incoherent with or without his teleprompter. After speaking, he consistently wanders waiting to be guided to an exit. He tries to kiss and grope women who fall into his meandering web. Heaven help him if he would actually have to handle an open press conference with unscripted questions. The man seldom even works; he majors in rest and vacations.

And yet, somehow, Biden manages to keep making executive orders and decisions that move America further into “progressive” darkness. Obviously, somebody other than the President is managing the puppet strings and moving America faster and further into institutionalizing leftist policies.

Fearful of Biden facing Trump in the 2024 election, the Democrats have managed to tie up the leading Republican candidate with 91 indictments. Their hope is that the legal quagmire and trials will restrict his ability to mount an effective campaign. Be clear. The Democrats have one goal—keep Trump out of office and hopefully in jail.

Speaking of jail, where are the investigative reporters unraveling the crimes of “the Big Guy” Biden. We have recorded statements by Joe bragging about bribing Ukrainian leaders with US funds conditional on firing the Ukrainian district attorney looking into prosecuting Burisma. Vice President Joe Biden stopped the man whose investigation could have implicated his son, Hunter Biden. The Democrats keep claiming that Hunter’s problems have nothing to do with the President.

Unfortunately for Joe, in spite of such claims more and more evidence is mounting that the President and the Biden family benefited from Hunter’s influence peddling. Hunter Biden’s email to his daughter Naomi Biden that recently became public makes clear the father’s involvement. The email has been verified by the Washington Post and is clearly damning.

According to Hunter’s statement in that email, President Joe Biden demanded and received payment for his influence. It reads, “I hope you all can do what I did and pay for everything for this entire family for 30 years. It’s really hard. But don’t worry unlike Pop I won’t make you give me half your salary.”

This email and related information could have been made public two years ago. It could have impacted the 2020 election. If the House of Representatives initiates an impeachment inquiry, more of this information will be front and center and hard for the left-leaning media to avoid covering. With Joe Biden using aliases to send hundreds of additional incriminating emails, the evidence is just now coming to light.

If Biden is innocent of any wrongdoing, he should be cooperating and welcoming an investigation. Instead, he has already created a “war room” to be ready to fight any impeachment inquiry. Even with an inquiry, it’s unlikely that the Senate would have the votes to Impeach the President. But the more evidence that comes out, the more Democrats behind the scenes will likely be asking Biden to step down. Republicans did it with Nixon, and the Democrats would be wise to do it with Biden rather than risk him running again, losing, and taking their majority down with him.

The President’s future legal problems are not the only thing that is wreaking havoc on the American society. There is sexual confusion that is enraging many voters on the right and the left. In many states, biological men are claiming to be women and being allowed to compete in sporting events and winning against biological women. Politicians and even judges are refusing to define what a woman is. Most of us are pretty sure we know!

One meme that has been circulating makes the difference very clear. The world population is 8,030,610,062. People born from women: 8,030,610,062. People born from men: 0. They go on to suggest, “Feel free to fact check.” If men who call themselves women want to compete in sports, let them compete against other men instead of forcing their way into women’s locker rooms to live a lie.

In America today, they are not content limiting sexual confusion to adults. Many leftists are condoning trans surgery of young children to “change their sex” without parental approval. Schools can’t give an aspirin without parental approval, but in some states, children can decide to have irreversible surgery that mutilates their bodies. The parents are still responsible for caring for their children when they have to pick up the pieces from this child abuse.

Supporters call it “gender affirming care,” and it’s not all that rare. From 2016-2020, the American Medical Association reports 3,678 gender affirming surgeries done on children twelve to eighteen years of age. Columbia University has found that 3,315 children had breast surgery and 405 had genital surgery at a young age. This is not “care” of any kind! If anyone wants to do this to their body, wait until they are an adult and pay for it themselves.

If this is not enough, we have an administration claiming we have a secure border when millions continue to stream across our border in record numbers. Even sanctuary cities like New York have had enough. America takes pride in welcoming legal immigrants. It’s time to close down the flood of illegals.

Add to that the dismal performance in public schools around the country. Our kids are falling behind, and Democrats, coveting the support of teacher unions, refuse to even consider school choice. Minority parents want it, and Biden and his administration stand in the way.

It’s clear that America is hard to recognize as the country we once loved and cherished. It’s rapidly becoming a leftist loony bin in need of an intervention! Let’s hope that comes in November of 2024.

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