Comment: Dr. Owens was making a lot of sense until...

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Dr. Owens was making a lot of sense until...

he suggested Rush Limbaugh and Glenn Beck as sources for reading material. Rush to Limbo is a neo-con water boy, and as such, he's done more to the trash the Constitution and Bill of Rights than any other phony conservative in media. Rush and a few thousand of his neo-con partners in crime should be doing life in prison for treason. Glenn Beck tries to walk the line between neo-con and libertarian, but anyone who is awake knows that Beck is just leading his sheep to slaughter.

If as Mr. Owen suggests, we use education and books to turn the tide of tyranny, we need to take control of our local school boards. As long as property owners are required to pay for public education, we should demand that we get something for our money. That something would be framing all subjects in the context of liberty within limited government, and what it takes to hold on to that liberty.

Why do we need to frame all subjects within the context of liberty? Well, many totalitarian nations have had excellent science and engineering programs, but no education in liberty to place that knowledge in a moral context. Doing so will require reading the ancient Greek philosophers like Plutarch, and defenders of the Roman Republic like Cicero. This should culminate with works like John Locke's treatises on government and Montesquieu's "Spirit of Laws". Last but not least, students must be taught that there have always been corrupt elites who want to enslave the people, and there always will be, so the price of freedom is eternal vigilance.

http://www.dailypaul.com/277342 (Rand Paul: One person can make a difference)
http://www.StandUpForYourRights.me/?p=1264 (Fast and Furious hearing)