“…We Give Lip Service to the Notion of Freedom…”

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“Although we give lip service to the notion of freedom, we know that government is no longer the servant of the people but, at last, has become the people’s master. We have stood by like timid sheep while the wolf killed — first the weak, then the strays, then those on the outer edges of the flock, until at last the entire flock belonged to the wolf.” – Gerry Spence – Lawyer and author – Source: From Freedom To Slavery

“Only a free and unrestrained press can effectively expose deception in government. And paramount among the responsibilities of a free press is the duty to prevent any part of the government from deceiving the people and sending them off to distant lands to die of foreign fevers and foreign shot and shell.” – U.S. Supreme CourtJustice Hugo Black on U.S. 713 New York Times Co. v.. United States

“The dissenter is every human being at those times of his life when he resigns momentarily from the herd and thinks for himself.” — Archibald Macleish – (1892-1982) Assistant Secretary of State under Franklin Roosevelt – Source: 4 December 1937

“Terrorism is the best political weapon for nothing drives people harder than a fear of sudden death.” — Adolf Hitler

“Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition, it has only one way to go, and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of terror to all its citizens and creates a country where everyone lives in fear.” — Harry S. Truman – (1884-1972), 33rd US President

“Material abundance without character is the path of destruction.” – Thomas Jefferson