Thomas Jefferson

“The people cannot be all, and always, well informed.”

by Steve MacDonald November 12, 2015
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“The people cannot be all, and always, well informed. The part which is wrong will be discontented, in proportion to the importance of the facts they misconceive. If they remain quiet under such misconceptions, it is lethargy, the forerunner of death to the public liberty. -Thomas Jefferson

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Well – that was interesting! My post elicited a reply

by Skip October 21, 2015

That would be THIS post: So, will Frank Guinta (R-NH) vote for “open borders” Paul Ryan for US Speaker of the House? I got a call from Guinta’s Chief of Staff, Jay.  I did think it a little bit amusing that he said “you could have called me” to which my rejoinder was “Not at […]

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Riddle Me This…

by Scott Morales August 11, 2015

What party has a Chair who can’t distinguish the party from socialism and is discarding its founder, who also happens to be one of the Founding Fathers who authored a defining document? Why, Democrats, of course! They’re indistinguishable from socialists, according to Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat Chair.  And they are working to no longer recognize […]

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Notable Quote – Thomas Jefferson

by Skip October 4, 2013

‘Dependence begets subservience and venality, suffocates the germ of virtue, and prepares fit tools for the designs of ambition. – Thomas Jefferson (H/T: Protect the Second Amendment – Resistance New Hampshire)

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Notable Quote – Thomas Jefferson

by Skip January 2, 2013

“The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government.” -Thomas Jefferson, Founding Father   (Er, that would be OUR Government)

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Notable Quote – Thomas Jefferson via Noble Cunningham

by Skip November 19, 2012

He [Jefferson] then considered the general phrase of the Constitution that identified the purpose of the taxing power as “to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defence and general Welfare of the United States.”* Congress, he said, was to levy taxes only for these purposes, not for any purpose they pleased. ”In like […]

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