US Taxpayers are Being Enrolled in an Economic Chain Gang

“To preserve their [the people’s] independence, we must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt. We must make our selection between economy and liberty, or profusion and servitude” – Thomas Jefferson

Published in: on September 29, 2008 at 6:30 am  Comments (1)  

Liberties Lost

Besides all his other gifts, Thomas Jefferson appears to have been prophetic.

In his first presidential inaugural address in 1801, he ticked off a long list of essential principles of government, featuring highlights of the Bill of Rights, and called preservation of the government “in its whole constitutional vigor” the “anchor of our peace at home and safety abroad.” These principles “should be the creed of our political faith,” he said. “Should we wander from them in moments of error or of alarm, let us hasten to retrace our steps and to regain the road which alone leads to peace, liberty and safety.”

Published in: on July 8, 2007 at 9:18 pm  Leave a Comment  

Cheney’s Contempt for Thomas Jefferson

One of the principles we hold dear in the United States is freedom of the press–an idea Thomas Jefferson listed in his 1801 Inaugural Address as one of the basic concepts on which this nation was founded

Published in: on May 9, 2007 at 8:42 pm  Leave a Comment