Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Republican National Convention - #4168 - VIDEO: Chris Christie Brings Down the House with Republican National Convention - Keynote Speech: "We Are Taking our Country Back" - The Blaze


Chris Christie Brings Down the House with Republican National Convention Keynote Speech: We are Taking our Country Back - The Blaze - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie did not disappoint with his keynote speech at the Republican National Convention on Tuesday, issuing an impassioned challenge to Republicans to start “taking our country back.” He received multiple standing ovations throughout his speech, reminding the world that he is a force to be reckoned in the political realm. “This stage and this moment are very improbable for me,” Christie began. “A New Jersey Republican delivering the keynote address to our national convention, from a state with 700,000 more Democrats than Republicans.” After beginning his keynote speech by talking about his parents and the lessons they have taught him, he then urged Republicans and conservatives to unite to save the United States of America. “I believe we have become paralyzed, paralyzed by our desire to be loved,” Christie began. “Our founding fathers had the wisdom to know that social acceptance and popularity were fleeting and that this country’s principles needed to be rooted in strengths greater than the passions and the emotions of the times,” he continued. “Our leaders today have decided it is more important to be popular, to say and do what is easy and say ‘yes,‘rather than to say ’no‘ when ’no‘ is what’s required.”  Read more.........

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