Change is Possible

No really….that’s actually not just something people say….we already have a way… “Some men look at constitutions with sanctimonious reverence, and deem them like the arc of the covenant, too sacred to be touched. They ascribe to the men of the preceding age a wisdom more than human, and suppose what they did to be […]

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Home of the Brave?

I think not…and I mean, I know thinking is arduous in a nation where education isn’t exactly a priority, but let’s give it a try… “The true source of our sufferings, has been our timidity.” “WE have been afraid to think. We have felt a reluctance to examining into the grounds of our privileges, and […]

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Selling Out

Probably doesn’t really matter all that much, unless you’re selling out your freedoms….then there’s actually a real problem. “They who can give up Essential Liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.” ~Benjamin Franklin, notes for the Pennsylvania Assembly, February 1775 “WITHOUT Freedom of Thought, the(re) can be no such Thing […]

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When Does it End?

You know the problem with continual warfare is the whole “unending” part… “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; and armies, and debts, and taxes […]

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Here We Go Again

Continuing to do the same thing, but expecting different results isn’t insanity, it’s just plain stupid… “The aim of every political constitution is, or ought to be, first to obtain for rulers men who possess most wisdom to discern, and most virtue to pursue, the common good of the society; and in the next place, […]

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