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02/20/2023 9:52 PM | Anonymous

President’s Day  by Tom Reynolds

A year ago, SCOPE sent this as an email.  It is as current now as it was then…or when Thomas Jefferson wrote them.

Miscellaneous Thoughts on President’s Day by Thomas Jefferson, Founder of the Democrat Party

No free man shall ever be disbarred the use of arms.

The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government.

The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.

I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people, under the pretense of taking care of them.

The democracy will cease to exist when we take away from those that are willing to work and give to those who would not.

To compel a man to subsidize with his taxes, the propagation of ideas which he disbelieves and abhors, is sinful and tyrannical.

It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debt’s as it goes. A principle which if acted upon would save one-half the wars of the world.

My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.

When we get piled on one another in large cities, as in Europe, we shall become as corrupt as Europe.

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