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Our Founders Speak Out --

                     Would They be Disappointed?

 

 

“What country can preserve its liberties if its rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance?”

                                                                   -- Thomas Jefferson

 

"Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!"

                                                                   -- Patrick Henry

 

“Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness.”                               -- George Washington

 

 

“The moment the idea is admitted into society that property is not as

sacred as the laws of God, and there is not a force of law and public justice to protect it, anarchy and tyranny commence.”

                                                                   -- John Adams

 

“The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive, and judiciary,

in the same hands, whether of one, a few, or many, and whether hereditary, self-appointed, or elective, may justly be pronounced the

very definition of tyranny.”                              -- James Madison

 

 

 “Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.”

                                                                   -- John Quincy Adams