• “One sword keeps another in the sheath.” ~George Herbert (1593-1633)
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  • “If you are afraid to speak against tyranny, then you are already a slave.” ~author John “Birdman” Bryant (1943-2009)
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  • We could say they spend like drunken sailors, but that would be unfair to drunken sailors, because the sailors are spending their own money ~Ronald Reagan
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  • “A general dissolution of principles and manners will more surely overthrow the liberties of America than the whole force of the common enemy.” ~Samuel Adams (1779)
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  • “We won’t have to fight you; We’ll so weaken your economy, until you fall like overripe fruit into our hands.” ~Soviet leader Nikita Khrushschev, reportedly told Ezra Taft Benson, Eisenhower’s Secretary of Agriculture, in 1959
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  • “But the fact being once established, that the press is impotent when it abandons itself to falsehood, I leave to others to restore it to its strength, by recalling it within the pale of truth.” ~Thomas Jefferson (1805)
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  • “I hereby declare, on oath, that I absolutely and entirely renounce and abjure all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty, of whom or which I have heretofore been a subject or citizen; that I will support and defend the Constitution and laws of the United States of America against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I will bear arms on behalf of the United States when required by the law (added 1950); that I will perform noncombatant service in the Armed Forces of the United States when required by the law (added 1950); that I will perform work of national importance under civilian direction when required by the law (added 1952); and that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; so help me God.” ~Oath to become a United States citizen, beginning in 1929
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  • “The principal aim of society is to protect individuals in the enjoyment of those absolute rights, which were vested in them by the immutable laws of nature.” ~Sir William Blackstone, Commentaries on the Laws of England, published 1765-1769 by Oxford’s Clarendon Press
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  • “Every new crisis must be more serious and more universal than the last. Every fresh slump must ruin more small capitalists and increase the workers who live only by their labor. This will increase the number of the unemployed and this is the main problem that worries economists. In the end commercial crises will lead to a social revolution far beyond the comprehension of the economists with their scholastic wisdom.” ~Friedrich Engels (London: W.O. Henderson, The Life of Friedrich Engels, 1976; Outlines of a Critique of Political Economy, 1844)
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  • “It goes without saying that these conspirators by no means confine themselves to organizing the revolutionary proletariat. Their business consists in . . . spurring it in to artificial crises . . . For them the only condition required for the revolution is a sufficient organization of their own conspiracy. They are the alchemists of the revolution.” ~Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels (Marx and Engels Collected Works, Vol. 10, p. 318)
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