posted on Jul, 24 2013 @ 10:40 AM
Originally posted by Frogs
reply to post by Xcathdra
You make good points as usual - and you are correct. But, ever notice our elections seem to go something like this?
Only because we allow it... Apathy does that and the founding fathers warned us of its consequences -
AUTHOR: Benjamin Franklin (1706–90)
Question to Franklin - “Well, Doctor, what have we got—a Republic or a Monarchy?”
Response by Franklin - “A Republic, if you can keep it.”
ATTRIBUTION: The response is attributed to BENJAMIN FRANKLIN—at the close of the Constitutional Convention of 1787, when queried as he left
Independence Hall on the final day of deliberation—in the notes of Dr. James McHenry, one of Maryland’s delegates to the Convention.
**I added the question to and answer from portion above**
The terrorists are getting what they wanted... They hate our freedoms.. The ability to have more than one viewpoint, more than one religious belief,
acceptance, tolerance etc etc etc...
In a haste for our government to try and safeguard those freedoms, they are coming close to killing them.
Lets try this analogy - Lets say the Citizens of the US are lightning bugs, and our country is represented by a glass jar. In its haste to protect
its citizens, the government has screwed the lid on tight and forgot to poke holes in the lid.
Our own government, in its haste to try and protect us, are dooming us by rash, knee jerk reactions which are not completely thought out.
All our detractors have to do is sit back and watch.
edit on 24-7-2013 by Xcathdra because: (no reason given)
edit on 24-7-2013
by Xcathdra because: (no reason given)