"Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."--Benjamin Franklin, "Pennsylvania Assembly: Reply to the Governor", November 11, 1755; [The Papers of Benjamin Franklin, vol. 6, p. 242, Leonard W. Labaree, ed. (1963)]
Saturday, November 30, 2013
"On ordinary Fourths, when the best of feeling prevails . . . because firearms are at hand..."
Yet more historical [and hysterical] shrill cries from the LIEberal press:
[The St. Louis Republic, St. Louis, Mo., Saturday, June 30, 1900. Pg. 6]
Which just reminds me again of a quote from Mr. Franklin: