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We need a constitution that guarantees us all of the rights we currently enjoy...
Originally posted by pstrron
In 1933 a senator before the members of Congress made a statement: "if the American people knew what we have done to them this day, I have no doubt they would move on Washington in the morning".
A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the voters discover that they can vote themselves generous gifts from the public treasury. From that moment on, the majority always votes for the candidates promising the most benefits from the public treasury with the result that a democracy always collapses over loose fiscal policy, always followed by a dictatorship.
The average age of the world's greatest civilizations from the beginning of history, has been about 200 years.
During those 200 years, these nations always progressed through the following sequence: from bondage to spiritual faith; from spiritual faith to great courage; from courage to liberty; from liberty to abundance; from abundance to selfishness; from selfishness to complacency; from complacency to apathy; from apathy to dependency; from dependency back again to bondage.
--Attributed to Scottish History Professor at University of Edinburgh Sir Alexander Fraser Tytler (1747-1813) and others
Great post. If you have a link for that quote I would love to know who said it and the context of the speech.
"I believe that if the people of this nation fully
understood what Congress has done to them over the
past 49 years, they would move on Washington, they
would not wait for an election. It adds up to a
preconceived plan to destroy the economic and
social independence of the United States." --
Senator George W. Malone, speaking before Congress
about the Federal Reserve Bank(1962)
Originally posted by skyshow
For starters: please ya'all, stop voting Republican!
When was the last time a liberal democrat trashed our rights and sould us out like this huh?