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First Principles: To Secure These Rights, Governments Are Instituted Among Mankind, Deriving Their Just Powers From the Consent of the Governed

“That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.” – Thomas Jefferson, in The Declaration of Independence

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Thought For the Day: Governments Have Ever Been Known To Hold A High Hand Over the Education of the People

“Governments have ever been known to hold a high hand over the education of the people. They know, better than anyone else, that their power is based almost entirely on the school. Hence, they monopolize it more and more.” – … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Whole People Are the Militia. Whenever Governments Mean To Invade the Rights and Liberties of the People, They Always Attempt To Destroy the Militia

“The Whole People Are the Militia. Whenever Governments Mean To Invade the Rights and Liberties of the People, They Always Attempt To Destroy the Militia.” – Elbridge Gerry

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