>Serfdom Versus Liberty in 2010

>From Maggie’s Farm comes this link from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review; read it all, but here’s the intro:

It was in 1774 that John Adams reminded how the “most sensible and jealous people are so little attentive to government that there are no instances of resistance until repeated, multiple oppressions have placed it beyond a doubt that their rulers had formed settled plans to deprive them of their liberties.”

And that’s not merely to “oppress the individual or a few,” he added, “but to break down the fences of a free constitution, and deprive the people at large of all share in the government, and all the checks by which it is limited.”

Mr. Adams, of course, would have been labeled a “right-wing extremist” or a “militia maniac” by today’s “progressives” in Congress who have been working so assiduously to soil the fabric of America. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid would dismiss Adams’ sentiment as “un-American” and tap dance around its implications of unconstitutional freelancing.

But on the cusp of a new year and the second decade of the 21st century, this is where America finds itself: Constitutional perverts and rule of law scofflaws are in charge, the once-creeping crud of socialism has broken into a trot and an increasing number of good and decent people really are mad as hell and not willing to take another centimeter of the shaft.

And perhaps, just perhaps, revolution is nigh…

Read the rest, then consider Mr. Jefferson’s thoughts on the subject.

And for those who still hope that reason, the Constitution, and common decency can triumph over the Looters via mere talking and voting, Senate Looter-in-Charge Harry Reid has a reply:
Do you understand yet?

5 responses to “>Serfdom Versus Liberty in 2010

  1. >Back at ya Harry!

  2. >That photo of Reid says it all, and all I have to say is,"that man is a DICK".

  3. >The Jefferson version contains a lot of greatness, but this especially so: "In our own native land, in defense of the freedom that is our birthright, and which we ever enjoyed till the late violation of it — for the protection of our property, acquired solely by the honest industry of our fore-fathers and ourselves, against violence actually offered, we have taken up arms. We shall lay them down when hostilities shall cease on the part of the aggressors, and all danger of their being renewed shall be removed, and not before."Fortunately we have not yet come to the "…violence actually offered…" stage.Happy & Safe New Year.New-ish reader in Texas,Patrice Stanton

  4. >well, not trying to be a smarta** here, but the 2nd Decade of this Century starts in 2011, not 2010. Great post though.

  5. >Reid was recently shown on another blog site being interviewed and trying to explain that our tax system is voluntary. Reid needs to be tried for crimes of high treason. If found guilty, he should swing from the highest gallows!!!Happy New Year to Everyone!!!!!