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A quote from Benjamin Franklin

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posted on Jul, 1 2016 @ 06:39 AM
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a reply to: Sillyosaurus

You don't have to authority to levy taxes or provide security. Unless you consider paying your taxes to be liberty, I guess? So no, you don't share his sentiment. But as I said, when one removes the context from the quote in the OP, it's a perfectly agreeable statement.




posted on Jul, 3 2016 @ 04:21 AM
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a reply to: Shamrock6

Allegedly I do that is the point of a republic.



posted on Jul, 3 2016 @ 06:57 AM
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I would give you more stars and flags if I could...

We have given up to much of our liberty in hopes of security already... we need to stand up and push back... elections are coming up see who is supporting the insanity and send them to the unemployment line.



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