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Sunday, March 19, 2006

Daily Quote 3/19/2006

Monday, March 13, 2006
"The latent causes of faction are thus sown in the nature of man." --James Madison (Federalist No. 10, 23 November 1787), Reference: Madison, Federalist No. 10

Tuesday, March 14, 2006
"Promote then as an object of primary importance, Institutions for the general diffusion of knowledge. In proportion as the structure of a government gives force to public opinion, it is essential that public opinion should be enlightened. " --George Washington (Farewell Address, 19 September 1796), Reference: George Washington: A Collection, W.B. Allen, ed. (522)

Yes. Teach our children why capitalism is the best system there ever will be! Why our country is a replic, not a democracy. I cringe every time our politicians call it a democracy. That includes President Bush!

Wednesday, March 15, 2006
"Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect every one who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are inevitably ruined." --Patrick Henry (speech in the Virginia Ratifying Convention, 5 June 1778), Reference: The Debates of the Several State..., Elliot, vol. 3 (45)

God bless you, Patrick Henry.

Thursday, March 16, 2006
"In a society under the forms of which the stronger faction can readily unite and oppress the weaker, anarchy may as truly be said to reign as in a state of nature." --James Madison (Federalist No. 52, 8 February 1788), Reference: Madison, Federalist No. 52.

Don't tred on me! :)

Friday, March 17, 2006
"[D]emocracy will soon degenerate into an anarchy, such an anarchy that every man will do what is right in his own eyes and no man's life or property or reputation or liberty will be secure, and every one of these will soon mould itself into a system of subordination of all the moral virtues and intellectual abilities, all the powers of wealth, beauty, wit and science, to the wanton pleasures, the capricious will, and the execrable cruelty of one or a very few." --John Adams (An Essay on Man's Lust for Power, 29 August 1763), Reference: Original Intent, Barton (338); original The Papers of John Adams, Taylor, ed., vol. 1 (83)

Sounds very much like the ACLU...hmm...