There is enough already “known” that someone could just quote the great minds in life to understand the trouble we are in as a nation. And that is what we are going to do in this article, we hope you find it refreshing enough to share. Subscribe Now
Have we lost our consciousness and ability to be responsible in the USA? Yes, some have. Before the 1980s even arrived more people received government checks than were workers in the private sector. Is this the America you want to live in?
“Cherish, therefore, the spirit of our people, and keep alive their attention. If once they become inattentive to the public affairs, you and I, and Congress and Assemblies, judges and governors, shall all become wolves. It seems to be the law of our general nature.” - Thomas Jefferson (Letter to Edward Carrington January 16, 1787)
“Need I infer, that it is the duty of every citizen to use his best and most unremitting endeavours for preserving it [the Constitution] pure, healthful, and vigorous? For the accomplishment of this great purpose, the exertions of no one citizen are unimportant. Let no one, therefore harbour, for a moment, the mean idea, that he is and can be of no value to his country: let the contrary manly impression animate his soul. Every one can, at many times, perform, to the state, useful services; and he, who steadily pursues the road of patriotism, has the most inviting prospect of being able, at some times, to perform eminent ones.” -James Wilson (Signer of The Declaration of Independence and the Constitution)
And the insight of those who are paying attention come to light if we are willing to research. Listen with the scales removed from your ears so that you can hear what Albert Jay Nock clearly states in 1943 from his book “Memoirs of a Superfluous Man”
“… closer centralization; a steadily growing bureaucracy; State power and faith in State power increasing; social power and faith in social power diminishing; the State absorbing a continually larger proportion of the national income; production languishing; the State in consequence