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Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of liberty is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is a history of the limitation of governmental power, not the increase of it. -- Woodrow Wilson, speech at New York Press Club (9 September 1912), in The papers of Woodrow Wilson, 25:124 (from here)
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We have troops fighting overseas. Is it a big war? No. This time — this time it is actually a small conflict, but it is a difficult challenge for the troops involved. Imagine the logistics of fighting in a landlocked … Continue reading
Here are a few thoughts from Senator Mark Obenshain on 9/11/2001. Some days forever echo in our memory; some days come to define entire generations. There are some days for which time stands still, for which the past is never … Continue reading
Here is a link to The Navy SEAL Foundation. from http://bonmimi.blogspot.com/ This past weekend, Naval Special Warfare suffered the greatest loss of life in a single day since WWII. Over twenty SEALs were killed when a helicopter was reportedly shot … Continue reading
I got this email today. It’s about a play cemetery. In a sordid way, it is kind of funny. Perhaps that’s why someone got the urge to subtly misrepresent Veterans For Peace‘s anti-war publicity stunt as a demonstration of support for the troops. The email also contains straightforward untruths. … Continue reading