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Posted: 2/13/2006 7:07:41 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/13/2006 7:08:49 PM EDT by COLT6721A3]
If Jefferson were still alive ... he'd be organizing a Revolution as we speak ....

"I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them."

"When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty."

"The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants."

"A government big enough to supply you with everything you need is a government big enough to take away everything that you have.... The course of history shows that as the government grows, liberty decreases."

All quotes by Thomas Jefferson
Link Posted: 2/13/2006 7:17:31 PM EDT
Tagged because it's insightful.
Link Posted: 2/13/2006 7:20:18 PM EDT
what a right wing fanatic
Link Posted: 2/13/2006 9:08:05 PM EDT
Tag for later...
Link Posted: 2/13/2006 9:10:30 PM EDT
Link Posted: 2/13/2006 9:15:52 PM EDT
Move along, nothing to see here, beware of the tinfoil hat, the government is here to help

"Everyone who accepts such a government is just as guilty as the ones who created it"
Link Posted: 2/13/2006 9:28:54 PM EDT

Originally Posted By CK1:
Tagged because it's insightful.

What da man said.
Link Posted: 2/13/2006 9:31:09 PM EDT
No shit...

I bet the Framers would be beyond disgusted with the direction of our great nation..

fucking sad.

Link Posted: 2/13/2006 9:35:11 PM EDT
How about James Madison:

"Of all the enemies to public liberty war is, perhaps, the most to be dreaded because it comprises and develops the germ of every other. War is the parent of armies; from these proceed debts and taxes...known instruments for bringing the many under the domination of the few. . . No nation could preserve its freedom in the midst of continual warfare."

- James Madison, Political Observations, 1795

He should go back to DU!
Link Posted: 2/13/2006 9:37:08 PM EDT
Yeah but what can we do?
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