If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there’d be a shortage of sand.
Look at Fukushima. Should we or should we not agree with the U.S. government that none of that radioactive energy is making its way here? Hello!
Americans are good people, and at times we can be wise. But we’re often under-informed by media, misinformed by our government and ill-served by both.
We have allowed an unholy alliance of government – the new monarchy – and corporate influence – the new aristocracy – to take control of events in a way that would have made our Founders shudder.
The United States Constitution has proved itself the most marvelously elastic compilation of rules of government ever written.
No government can help the destinies of people who insist in putting sectional and class consciousness ahead of general weal.
The only sure bulwark of continuing liberty is a government strong enough to protect the interests of the people, and a people strong enough and well enough informed to maintain its sovereign control over the goverment.
Let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us. The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and senators and congressmen and government officials, but the voters of this country.