Thoughts


From Dwight Eisenhower

Any person who does not clearly understand that national security and national solvency are mutually dependent, and that permanent maintenance of a crushing weight of military power would eventually create dictatorship, should not be entrusted with any kind of responsibility in our country.

2017-04-20 at 16:40:46

From Paul Craig Roberts

For my generation, life in America today is barbaric.

2017-04-17 at 19:54:16

From Radley Balko

"We have reached the point where state actors can penetrate rectums and vaginas, where judges can order forced catheterizations, and where police and medical personnel can perform scans, enemas and colonoscopies without the suspects consent. And these procedures are not to nab kingpins or cartels, but people who at worst are hiding an amount of drugs that can fit into a body cavity. In most of these cases, they were suspected only of possession or ingestion. Many of them were innocent... But these tactics are not about getting drugs off the street... These tactics are instead about degrading and humiliating a class of people that politicians and law enforcement have deemed the enemy."

2017-04-17 at 19:31:19

From James Madison

"Men of factious tempers, of local prejudices or of sinister designs, may, by intrigue, by corruption, or by other means first obtain the suffrages, and then betray the interests, of the people."

2017-04-17 at 15:28:21

From Plato

When the tyrant has disposed of foreign enemies by conquest or treaty, and there is nothing to fear from them, then he is always stirring up some war or other, in order that people may require a leader.

2017-04-17 at 15:27:08

From Shaun King

President Trump has been in office for just three months. He has 45 months to go in his first term. He is simply being himself - and that is the problem. The man is not going to shapeshift into something he is not. His ignorance and ego could get us all killed.

2017-04-15 at 03:55:49

From F. A..Harper

When thievery is resorted to for the means with which to do good, compassion is killed. Those who would do good with the loot then lose their capacity for self-reliance, the same as a thiefs self-reliance atrophies rapidly when he subsists on food that is stolen. And those who are repeatedly robbed of their property simultaneously lose their capacity for compassion.

2017-04-14 at 12:56:47

From Albert Einstein

The prestige of government has undoubtedly been lowered considerably by the prohibition law. For nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced. It is an open secret that the dangerous increase of crime in this country is closely connected with this.


2017-04-13 at 14:27:53

From Jacob G. Hornberger

The United States government should stop spying on everyone. The best way to accomplish that is by dismantling, not reforming, the Cold War-era national security establishment and restoring a constitutional republic to our land, one that operates in accordance with the principles of the Declaration of Independence and within the confines of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

2017-04-12 at 14:41:16

From Marty Rubin

If you can abuse your power you have too much.

2017-04-11 at 15:07:37

From Suzy Kassem

Stand up for Truth even it means standing alone!!

Whenever you deny the hand of Justice, Violence almost always steps in!!

2017-04-11 at 15:08:44

From John W. Whitehead

Waging endless wars abroad (in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan and now Syria) is not making America--or the rest of the world--any safer, it is certainly not making America great again, and it is undeniably digging the United States deeper into debt.

2017-04-10 at 19:47:21

More From Cousin Lucky

Sooner or later President Trumps ill advised foreign adventures are going to bring " serious blowback " upon the ordinary people of the United States; and make World War III an eventuality!!

2017-04-09 at 03:54:27

From Charles Johnson

Liberty has nothing to do with national interests. It is about the individual. It concerns the liberty to live your own life, to pursue your own livelihood, and to come and go as you please to anywhere that is open to you or anywhere you are invited to go.– Charles Johnson

2017-04-09 at 03:53:34

From Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

"As I have walked among the desperate, rejected, and angry young men, I have told them that Molotov cocktails and rifles would not solve their problems!! "I have tried to offer them my deepest compassion while maintaining my conviction that social change comes most meaningfully through nonviolent action. But they asked, and rightly so, What about Vietnam? They asked if our own nation was not using massive doses of violence to solve its problems, to bring about the changes it wanted. Their questions hit home, and I knew that I could never again raise my voice against the violence of the oppressed in the ghettos without having first spoken clearly to the greatest purveyor of violence in the world today: my own United States government."

2017-04-06 at 14:24:22

As You Traverse This Life Please Try To Remember That There Are No Absolute Mistakes; There Are Only Errors In Your Perceived Judgement As To The Likely Outcomes Of Your Actions!!!