During President Obama’s inaugural address, President Obama stated As for our common defense, we reject as false the choice between our safety and our ideals. Our founding fathers … our found fathers, faced with perils we can scarcely imagine, drafted a charter to assure the rule of law and the rights of man, a charter [...]
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Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. Martin Luther King, Jr.
In his book, “It Can’t Happen Here”, Sinclair Lewis said this about fascism in America When fascism comes to America it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross. Sound like today’s times?
During a discussion in IRC, I came across Brainy Quote and found several James Madison quotes. Ones that really spoke to me are listed below. Do not separate text from historical background. If you do, you will have perverted and subverted the Constitution, which can only end in a distorted, bastardized form of illegitimate government. [...]
Daniel Inouye, Senator from Hawaii and Congressional Medal of Honor recipient, has been quoted in various places as having made the following statement. I have not found a link to testimony or statement in the Senate to confirm when this occurred. I assume it’s from the 2006 debate. Our country’s unique because our dissidents have [...]