The State of the Union

…definitely leaves something to be desired… “their younger recruits, who, having nothing in them of the feelings or principles of ’76, now look to a single and splendid government of an aristocracy, founded on banking institutions, and monied incorporations…ruling over the plundered ploughman and beggared yeomanry.” ~ Thomas Jefferson, letter to William B. Giles, 26 […]

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Data Selection

…is much more important than blanket data collection… “Obsta principiis, nip the shoots of arbitrary power in the bud, is the only maxim which can ever preserve the liberties of any people. When the people give way, their deceivers, betrayers, and destroyers press upon them so fast, that there is no resisting afterwards. The nature […]

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Going Home

…well that’s the theory anyways… “On the same principle, the more multitudinous a representative assembly may be rendered, the more it will partake of the infirmities incident to collective meetings of the people. Ignorance will be the dupe of cunning, and passion the slave of sophistry and declamation…AFTER SECURING A SUFFICIENT NUMBER FOR THE PURPOSES […]

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New Year, New You

…what better time to resolve to make government better… ______________________________________________________________________ A DECLARATION OF RIGHTS … as the basis and foundation of government Section 1. That all men are by nature equally free and independent and have certain inherent rights, of which, when they enter into a state of society, they cannot, by any compact, deprive […]

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