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Quotes from the Friends of Liberty


“There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.”
Henry David Thoreau


“It is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority.”
Benjamin Franklin

“Rebellion against tyrants is obedience to God“.
Benjamin Franklin

Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little
temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety”. Benjamin Franklin


“Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one,
he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blind-folded fear”.
Thomas Jefferson
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization,
it expects what never was and never will be.
Thomas Jefferson

“If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency,
first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around
them will deprive the people of all property until their children wake up
homeless on the continent their Fathers conquered.”
Thomas Jefferson


“Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil;
in its worst state, an intolerable one”.
Thomas Paine


Among the natural rights of the colonists are these:
First a right to life, secondly to liberty, and thirdly to property;
together with the right to defend them in the best manner they can.
Samuel Adams


Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force.
Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.
George Washington


There is nothing which I dread so much as a division of the republic into two great parties,
each arranged under its leader, and concerting measures in opposition to each other.
This, in my humble apprehension, is to be dreaded as the greatest
political evil under our Constitution.
John Adams


In Republics, the great danger is, that the majority
may not sufficiently respect the rights of the minority.
James Madison


“But whether the Constitution really be one thing, or another, this much is certain
– that it has either authorized such a government as we have had, or has
been powerless to prevent it. In either case it is unfit to exist.”
Lysander Spooner


A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government”.
Edward Abbey


“None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free”.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


“Power tends to corrupt and absolutely power corrupts absolutely
John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton


“The state is the great fiction by which everybody seeks to live at the expense of everybody else.”
Frederic Bastiat

“The law is guilty of the evils it is supposed to punish”.
Frederic Bastiat

“There is in all of us a strong disposition to believe that anything lawful is also legitimate.
This belief is so widespread that many persons have erroneously held
that things are “just” because t
he law makes them so.”
Frederic Bastiat

“When law and morality contradict each other, the citizen has the cruel alternative
of either losing his moral sense or losing his respect for the law”.
Frederic Bastiat


“An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind”.
Mahatma Gandhi

“No man’s life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in session.”
Mark Twain


“I apprehend no danger to our country from a foreign foe . . . Our destruction, should it come at all, will be from another quarter. From the inattention of the people to the concerns of their government, from their carelessness and negligence, I must confess that I do apprehend some danger. I fear that they may place too implicit a confidence in their public servants, and fail properly to scrutinize their conduct; that in this way they may be made the dupes of designing men, and become the instruments of their own undoing. Make them intelligent, and they will be vigilant; give them the means of detecting the wrong, and they will apply the remedy.”

Daniel Webster

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“No country can be called free which is governed by an absolute power; and it matters not whether it be an absolute royal power or an absolute legislative power, as the consequences will be the same to the people.”

Thomas Paine, Four Letters on Interesting Subjects, 1776


Okay. Now this should not surprise anyone.

Crooks, criminals, layabouts….pretty much explains many Politicians..

Cashing in: Lawmakers Politicians subsidize businesses, then work for them


Nanny Bloomberg and New York’s gun control works….err wait….maybe not!!! About as well as


Another gun control utopia!

Mayhem in the city: 25 people shot in 48 hours 

 War on Women? Leftists in America do it well. Almost as good as the Sheet Heads in the Middle East and elsewhere!!

Republican Congressman Says Democrats Calling His Office Are Upset Women Can Use Guns Against Rapists


Shall We Smite With the Sword?


Manchin, Toomey! Clueless! Governmental Terror! Smoking! Minimum! CNN Lies?

“I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink; but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.” —Thomas Paine


What? They did not get it the first time around? So try again? !!!!

Manchin: Gun bill to be reintroduced

Apparently Toomey figured it out…Manchin a bit ‘slower’? Or maybe his constituents did not hold his feet to a hot enough fire?

Toomey says he won’t take new shot at gun bill

“My own view is very simple: The Senate has had its vote. We’ve seen the outcome of that vote. I am not aware of any reason to believe that if we had the vote again that we’d have a different outcome,” Toomey said on a conference call.He was responding to a question about a New York Times report that Sen. Joe Manchin (D., W. Va.) was working on tweaking the bill the two cosponsored with an eye toward another vote.



My guess is this ditz has no clue what a pressure cooker is for, nor any idea how to use it…The media told her it was used as a bomb, so that is what the ditz must believe they are for!!

Liberal Chick Gets College Students to Sign Pressure Cooker Ban!

Really? Well yes…When we have a government that appears to support terrorists and drug dealers by supplying military type weaponry, fighter jets and such to foreign  governments and narcos!!

Americans Fear Government More Than Terror


So we need more…Choices..


Rimfire rumblings

3000 fps? That is a moving …..Yeah it is just a ‘little’ hunk of lead….won’t hurt much….At 3,000 fps..


And when their Latte’s and Cup of Joe suddenly goes up in price? They can thank the DFLers…When small businesses try to make it with less employees, or fail altogether? Thank the DFLers..

Minimum wage hike heads to Minn. House floor


Lying but why would a Buck Obama’s anti America socialist media, not news, media firm not tell the truth?? Oh…wait…

CNN Caught Red Handed Interviewing Crisis Actor



Chicago? Evil ARs. Confused. Phonies. Golf.

“If, from the more wretched parts of the old world, we look at those which are in an advanced stage of improvement, we still find the greedy hand of government thrusting itself into every corner and crevice of industry, and grasping the spoil of the multitude. Invention is continually exercised, to furnish new pretenses for revenue and taxation. It watches prosperity as its prey and permits none to escape without tribute.”

Thomas Paine, Rights of Man, 1791


Lots of suxage in ChitCago it appears. Although with one of Buck Ofama‘s key henchmen running the city is no surprise..Do you really think he honestly won the Mayoral election?

You have a whole lot of stupid going on if you do!
And their disarmament program and ignoring the second amendment..

Going well.

Chicago Police Chief: Second Amendment Is A Danger To Public Safety

Chicago’s Chief of Police, who previously blamed ”government-sponsored racism” and Sarah Palin for Chicago’s gun violence, declared that the law-ful exercise of the Second Amendment was a threat to public safety. . . .

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Those evil AR 15s..

Oh wait….


About time someone got after the ‘entrenched’ assOs in Washington..

Democrats in Washington—including honorary Democrats Lindsay Graham and John McCain– are confused.


9 Phony Martyrs of the Left

9. Che Guevara.

No, Che isn’t an American, but can anyone think of a leftist martyr who is more honored? After all, even Joe Hill doesn’t have his face on t-shirts. Most of the other creeps listed here don’t have Che’s creds, either: a one-man “death panel,” Che reviewed the murder lists for Fidel Castro’s firing squads, wrote a manual on guerilla warfare, and then broadened his horizons to lead revolutions elsewhere. Bolivian forces killed him in 1967 (of course, “assisted” by the CIA, according to the Left) and that left only Time magazine in 1999 to name him one of the most influential people of the 20th century. The Time editors’ elevation of this murderous thug to such a level represents an egregious — and sadly predictable — ignorance of historical facts.


DHS: Supports the ‘Land of the Freebie’

Via illegal immigrants…

Barack Benghazi Obama is always there when we don’t need him, and he’s never there when we do — as on the night of September 11, 2012 in Benghazi.


Sacrifice? This is what Buck Ofama calls sacrifice?? You effing assO!!!

Why President Obama keeps the press away – playing golf with Tiger Woods doesn’t look good with 12 million Americans out of work and a $16 trillion debt


LIFE is what matters: Message to Democrats (and Republicans) Trying to “compromise” Away My Gun Rights

  • Social programs: All the “safety net” programs that you protect are no good to any of us IF WE ARE DEAD because you took away our right to adequately protect ourselves.


  • Education: It does children no good for you to push for funding for their education IF THEY ARE DEAD because you took away their parent’s right to adequately protect them AND refuse to allow them to be as well protected at school as you are at your work.


  • Protection of the right to an abortion: An abortion does women no good IF THEY ARE DEAD because you took away our rights to adequately protect ourselves.


Why Governments are So Stupid?

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