“These are our rights. This is what the constitution limits you to. You may go no further.”
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Unless you’re a federal bureaucrat, we’re on the same team
Tom Paine: â€œWe have it in our power to begin the world over againâ€
You see, if you start with a flawed premise, you will always come up with the wrong answer.
“I will accept no compromise with those who would abuse any portion of the Constitution”
Sam Adams on his birthday: “If we love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude…”
we donâ€™t need approval from the federal government to stand up for our rights. We need to stand up for them whether they want us to or not!
Are we securing the blessing of liberty or the chains of economic servitude?
As the 18th centuryâ€™s most influential political pamphleteer, Paineâ€™s reputation was born with the American Revolution he was largely responsible for creating, and he wanted to spend his last years among people with whom he shared a passion for liberty.
Like the People, the States have the power and the responsibility to refuse to consent to Unconstitutional laws.Â We must all make sure that our own State officials are aware of this responsibility.
Freedom is not outdated, federal government is an agreement among the people of different sovereign states, the 10th Amendment has never been repealed, and virtue is still necessary for securing our posterityâ€™s future rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.