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First Principles: The Liberty of the Press Is Essential To the Security of the State

“The liberty of the press is essential to the security of the state.“ – John Adams

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In Remembrance of Memorial Day

“I am well aware of the toil and blood and treasure that it will cost to maintain this Declaration, and support and defend these States.” -John Adams

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First Principles: Our Obligations To Our Country Never Cease But With Our Lives

“Our obligations to our country never cease but with our lives.” – John Adams In Remembrance of those who gave their lives so that we might live free. Here is hoping that you all are having a blessed Memorial Day

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First Principles: A Free Government Is A Complicated Piece of Machinery, the Nice and Exact Adjustment of Whose Springs, Wheels, and Weights, Is Not Yet Well Comprehended By the Artists of the Age, and Still Less By the People

“A free government is a complicated piece of machinery, the nice and exact adjustment of whose springs, wheels, and weights, is not yet well comprehended by the artists of the age, and still less by the people.” – John Adams

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First Principles: Let Us Tenderly and Kindly Cherish, Therefore, the Means of Knowledge. Let Us Dare To Read, Think, Speak, and Write.

“Let us tenderly and kindly cherish, therefore, the means of knowledge. Let us dare to read, think, speak, and write.”– John Adams

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First Principles: Let Justice Be Done Though the Heavens Should Fall

“Let justice be done though the heavens should fall.” – John Adams (1777)

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First Principles: Facts Are Stubborn Things; and Whatever May Be Our Wishes, Our Inclination, or the Dictates of Our Passions, They Cannot Alter the State of Facts and Evidence

“Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclination, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” – John Adams (1770)

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First Principles: We Should Be Unfaithful To Ourselves If We Should Ever Lose Sight of the Danger to Our Liberties If Anything…Should Infect the Purity of Our Free…and Independent Elections

“We should be unfaithful to ourselves if we should ever lose sight of the danger to our liberties if anything partial or extraneous should infect the purity of our free, fair, virtuous, and independent elections.” -John Adams (1797)

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First Principles: We Should Be Unfaithful To Ourselves If We Should Ever Lose Sight of the Danger To Our Liberties If Anything Partial Or Extraneous Should Infect the Purity of Our Free…Elections

“We should be unfaithful to ourselves if we should ever lose sight of the danger to our liberties if anything partial or extraneous should infect the purity of our free, fair, virtuous, and independent elections.” – John Adams (1797)

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First Principles: A Constitution of Government Once Changed From Freedom, Can Never Be Restored. Liberty, Once Lost, Is Lost Forever.

“But a Constitution of Government once changed from Freedom, can never be restored. Liberty, once lost, is lost forever.” – John Adams (1775) And this is what happens with the next president of the United States having been selected and … Continue reading

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