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Liberty & How Things Are Not Always As They Seem

Chris Rossini wrote what I believe to be a very important article yesterday at EPJ. I encourage you all to give it a read!

By, Chris Rossini

We live in a time where the prospects for liberty do not look good. The advances of The State (over the last decade especially) have been extraordinary.

In the blink of an eye, our every move is now up for grabs to be monitored; and unfortunately prying eyes are not the limit. Prying hands grab and grope our most intimate spots at airports....Stop-and-Frisk campaigns in NYC...Military Lockdown in Boston....checkpoints while driving...

So much liberty lost, in such a short period of time. How can the ideas of liberty succeed in such an environment?

Well, there are some lessons of history that can provide some encouragement. For things are not always as they seem. We may actually be living in a time that has never been better for the ideas of liberty to break through and sweep the world.

Massive changes often happen when they are least expected.

Let's go back to the year 1763.

The British Empire had soundly defeated the French around the globe, and the French and Indian War came to an end. As the Annual Register recorded of Britain,“In no one year since she was a nation has she been favored with so many successes, both by sea and by land, and in every quarter of the globe.”

Horace Walpole, an English letter writer and chronicler of English life and politics wrote: “Victories come so tumbling over one another from distant parts of the globe that it looks like the handiwork of a lady romance writer…The park guns will never have time to cool. We ruin ourselves with gun-powder and sky-rockets.”

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Chris Rossini

is quickly becoming one of my favorite liberty writers.

“The welfare of the people in particular has always been the alibi of tyrants.” — Albert Camus


Did you know Ron Paul is a Neoliberal?

According to Wiki, in the past three months, wiki has been busy rewritting history.

It's not as if we have some internet group that can take on wiki and defend what we believe.. we are too busy watching a charde played out by snowjob.

If you didn't know the USA was spying on you with all the tracking devices and the patriots acts, how stupid were you really? Stupid enough to think that snowjob is REAL news.

Keep yu eye focus on snowjob.. you won't miss what you don't know what is really happening.

RON PAUL IS A NEOLIBERAL (who cares about Ron Paul? So what if you thought he was a conservative. he's NOT)

back to snowjob.

Hey Granger

I thought you were supposed to be subverting the GOP towards our view of things, not the other way around :)

“The welfare of the people in particular has always been the alibi of tyrants.” — Albert Camus

I'm sorry

I never thought I was subverting the GOP, I thought I was replacing the Neocon leg with conservatives.

Now I understand that your view is Neoliberal and I do not support that.

It's only in the last 48 hours that I found out.


always with the labels

Let's focus on issues instead

“The welfare of the people in particular has always been the alibi of tyrants.” — Albert Camus

what are issues without lables?


interesting but...

what does this have to do with the topic?

*Advancing the Ideas of Liberty Daily*

How are things not often as they seem

I answered that in my post.


for the advancement of liberty!

*Advancing the Ideas of Liberty Daily*