First Principles: Freedom of Speech May Be Taken Away and Dumb and Silent We May Be Led Like Sheep To the Slaughter

“For if Men are to be precluded from offering their Sentiments on a matter, which may involve the most serious and alarming consequences, that can invite the consideration of Mankind, reason is of no use to us; the freedom of Speech may be taken away, and, dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep, to the Slaughter.” – George Washington

From a speech to his army officers that is well worth the reading:

https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/99-01-02-10840

 

 

 

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Writer, poet, musician, surfer, father of two princesses.
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