Browsing the archives for the Freedom tag

Krauthammer: We have ‘a Statue of Liberty — it’s not a Statue of Equality’

“I would just caution you about using the word, ‘socialism,’” Krauthammer said. “The reason is it is too broad a term. It encompasses all kinds of socialism, including the nasty totalitarian examples — the Union of Soviet Socialist Republic, Cuba, Korea.” “I just would caution you to use the word ‘social democrat’ because that is […]

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This is what George Washington would have done…

“The constitution vests the power of declaring war in Congress; therefore no offensive expedition of importance can be undertaken until after they shall have deliberated upon the subject and authorized such a measure.” – George Washington I feel like my article on our foreign policy, using the viewpoint of Thomas Paine didn’t quite hit the […]

Endless oppression brings the Paine.

“He that would make his own liberty secure, must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty, he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself.” – Thomas Paine Thomas Paine was an Englishman who made it to America just in time to take part in the American Revolution.  He was the journalist […]

John Adams feared ignorance.

“Liberty cannot be preserved without a general knowledge among the people.” – John Adams In this quote, by America’s second president, he refers the secrecy in government.  He believed that people could not have liberty without the knowledge of what their representatives were up to. I fully believe that John Adams was onto something.  Today, with their […]

What Would George Washington Do?

I’ve noticed that, in time, the government has grown larger, the taxes are more numerous, and our freedoms have been minimized. Sure, it’s easy to accept these facts, since we’re all born into them, and have grown accustomed to them. From the moment you’re able to talk and understand what others are saying, you’re told […]