Monday, November 14, 2005

[politics] What he said...

If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest of freedom, go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or your arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains set lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen. -- Samuel Adams The means of defense against foreign danger historically have become instruments of tyranny at home. -- James Madison
How come quotes like these never get mentioned in the discussions in praise of 'originalism'? Just askin'... [both quotes courtesy of Scrutiny Hooligans]


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