No, this is not The Onion. Yes, Brown really is that depraved.
In a stunning display of hypocrisy, California Governor Jerry Brown issued a “Proclamation Declaring Independence Day” in the State of California just moments after signing six new anti-gun, pro-terrorist bills into law:
“The famous principles enshrined in the Declaration of Independence are not only the foundation of our country's freedom: they have become a global standard for the liberty and autonomy of all peoples. As we participate in "Fourth of July" traditions from midday barbecues to evening pyrotechnics, I urge all Californians to remember the convictions of our forebears that led them to create a new nation, the courage of those who fought to make and keep us independent and the great work that lies ahead as we strive to fulfill the American dream.”
4-term Governor “Moonbeam” might have forgotten how the American Revolution quickly turned from a civil disagreement into a violent conflict. No matter the cause, Governor Brown clearly missed the part of history where Americans rose up and fought for the fundamental, individual right of free people to defend themselves from the unjust and tyrannical force of all enemies, foreign and domestic. History.com offers this summary of the battles of Lexington and Concord:
“On the night of April 18, 1775, hundreds of British troops marched from Boston to nearby Concord in order to seize an arms cache. Paul Revere and other riders sounded the alarm, and colonial militiamen began mobilizing to intercept the Redcoat column. A confrontation on the Lexington town green started off the fighting, and soon the British were hastily retreating under intense fire. Many more battles followed, and in 1783 the colonists formally won their independence.”
Governor Brown, WE will never forget “the convictions of our forebears that led them to create a new nation.”
You can count on that.