From The Fundamentals of Liberty
, by Robert LeFevre:
At Lexington, and in the ensuing years of battle between the American colonies and their government, the concept of the rights of man triumphed. That event signaled the belief that individual human beings could be right and their government could be wrong. The Northern victory in the Civil War turned back the clock. It reaffirmed the concept that the government is always right and anyone who opposes it is wrong.
A second shot was heard around the world. The message of this second explosion was the opposite of the message conveyed in the first. America was tarnished. We were now to be a governed people, not a free people.
Welcome to Dar al Harb. Load up a few magazines, settle in, and make good use of your stay here.