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Black Man
09-14-2007, 11:59 AM
Fear is the passion of slaves.
Patrick Henry

“In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.” - George Orwell

"Does the government fear us? Or do we fear the government? When the people fear the government, tyranny has found victory. The federal government is our servant, not our master!” -Thomas Jefferson

"I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. Already they have raised up a monied aristocracy that has set the government at defiance. The issuing power (of money) should be taken away from the banks and restored to the people to whom it properly belongs."
- Thomas Jefferson

“The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers. “
-Thomas Jefferson

“It is our true policy to steer clear of entangling alliances with any portion of the foreign world. “
George Washington

"Liberty must at all hazards be supported. We have a right to it, derived from our Maker. But if we had not, our fathers have earned and bought it for us, at the expense of their ease, their estates, their pleasure, and their blood."
-John Adams, A Dissertation on the Canon and Feudal Law, 1765

"Children should be educated and instructed in the principles of freedom."
-John Adams, Defense of the Constitutions, 1787

"But a Constitution of Government once changed from Freedom, can never be restored. Liberty once lost is lost forever."
-John Adams, letter to Abigail Adams, 1775

"Fear is the foundation of most governments; but it is so sordid and brutal a passion, and renders men in whose breasts it predominates so stupid and miserable, that Americans will not be likely to approve of any political institution which is founded on it."
-John Adams, Thoughts on Government, 1776

"Without Freedom of Thought there can be no such Thing as Wisdom; and no such Thing as Public Liberty, without Freedom of Speech."
-Benjamin Franklin, writing as Silence Dogood, No. 8, 1722

". . .In defence of the freedom that is our birthright. . .we have taken up arms. We shall lay them down when hostilities shall cease on the part of the agressors, and all danger of their being renewed shall be removed, and not before."
-John Hancock,
In his pamphlet, Declaration of the Causes and Necessity of taking up Arms, July 6, 1775. From Revolution to Reconstruction

"The battle, Sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave. Besides, Sir, we have no election. If we were base enough to desire it, it is now too late to retire from the contest. There is no retreat but in submission and slavery! Our chains are forged! Their clanking may be heard on the plains of Boston! The war is inevitable; and let it come! I repeat, Sir, let it come!"
-Patrick Henry

SG
12-04-2007, 09:30 AM
Fear is the passion of slaves.
Patrick Henry

“In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.” - George Orwell

"Does the government fear us? Or do we fear the government? When the people fear the government, tyranny has found victory. The federal government is our servant, not our master!” -Thomas Jefferson

"I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. Already they have raised up a monied aristocracy that has set the government at defiance. The issuing power (of money) should be taken away from the banks and restored to the people to whom it properly belongs."
- Thomas Jefferson

“The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers. “
-Thomas Jefferson

“It is our true policy to steer clear of entangling alliances with any portion of the foreign world. “
George Washington

"Liberty must at all hazards be supported. We have a right to it, derived from our Maker. But if we had not, our fathers have earned and bought it for us, at the expense of their ease, their estates, their pleasure, and their blood."
-John Adams, A Dissertation on the Canon and Feudal Law, 1765

"Children should be educated and instructed in the principles of freedom."
-John Adams, Defense of the Constitutions, 1787

"But a Constitution of Government once changed from Freedom, can never be restored. Liberty once lost is lost forever."
-John Adams, letter to Abigail Adams, 1775

"Fear is the foundation of most governments; but it is so sordid and brutal a passion, and renders men in whose breasts it predominates so stupid and miserable, that Americans will not be likely to approve of any political institution which is founded on it."
-John Adams, Thoughts on Government, 1776

"Without Freedom of Thought there can be no such Thing as Wisdom; and no such Thing as Public Liberty, without Freedom of Speech."
-Benjamin Franklin, writing as Silence Dogood, No. 8, 1722

". . .In defence of the freedom that is our birthright. . .we have taken up arms. We shall lay them down when hostilities shall cease on the part of the agressors, and all danger of their being renewed shall be removed, and not before."
-John Hancock,
In his pamphlet, Declaration of the Causes and Necessity of taking up Arms, July 6, 1775. From Revolution to Reconstruction

"The battle, Sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave. Besides, Sir, we have no election. If we were base enough to desire it, it is now too late to retire from the contest. There is no retreat but in submission and slavery! Our chains are forged! Their clanking may be heard on the plains of Boston! The war is inevitable; and let it come! I repeat, Sir, let it come!"
-Patrick Henry

When the american dollar is up we pay a lower price for imports

when the american dollar is low we pay a higher price for imports

the same for insurance companies, their mission is to take in more and give less(katrina brought that to light)

California is showing them at work once again. Private firefighter

and Investing....thats simply don't ask don't tell

Memory Man
12-07-2007, 12:38 PM
nice post, Black Man.