A Dangerous Servant & A Fear-filled Master

“Government is not reason. Government is not eloquence; it is force, and like a fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.”
~ George Washington
Political Leader, Military General, Statesman, Founding Father of the United States & First President of the United States (1789-1797)
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Americans’ Rules of Conduct

“Fron the time of the Declaration of Independence, the American people were bound by the laws of God and the laws of the Gospel which they all acknowledge as their rules of conduct.”
~ John Quincy Adams,
Statesman, Diplomat, Lawyer, Diarist, Abolitionist, United States President (1825-1829) & United States Secretary of State (1817-1825)
 

The American Revolution’s Highest Glory

“The highest glory in the American Revolution was this: that it tied together into one indissolvable bond the principles of civil government and the principles of Christianity.”
~ John Quincy Adams,
Statesman, Diplomat, Lawyer, Diarist, Abolitionist, United States President (1825-1829) & United States Secretary of State (1817-1825)
 

Government’s First Duty

“Government’s first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives.”
~ Ronald Reagan,
Actor, Sports Announcer, Politician, 33rd Governor of California (1967–1975), &
40th President of the United States (1/20/1981–1/20/1989)
 

USA: Subsidizing Abhorrent Ideas with OUR Taxes

“To compel a man to subsidize, with his taxes, the propagation of ideas which he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical.”
~ Thomas Jefferson,
United States Minister to France (May 1785 – September 1789,
1st United States Secretary of State (March 1790 – December 1793)
2nd Vice President of the United States (March 1797 – March 1801)
3rd President of the United States (March 1801 – March 1809)
Founder – University of Virginia

USA: Government of, for & by Us OR A Small Elite?

“The issue today is the same as it has been throughout all history, whether man shall be allowed to govern himself or be ruled by a small elite.”
~ Thomas Jefferson,
United States Minister to France (May 1785 – September 1789,
1st United States Secretary of State (March 1790 – December 1793)
2nd Vice President of the United States (March 1797 – March 1801)
3rd President of the United States (March 1801 – March 1809)
Founder – University of Virginia

USA: Everything You Want vs. Everything You Have or Will Have?

“A government big enough to give you everything you want is strong enough to take everything you have.”
~ Thomas Jefferson,
United States Minister to France (May 1785 – September 1789,
1st United States Secretary of State (March 1790 – December 1793)
2nd Vice President of the United States (March 1797 – March 1801)
3rd President of the United States (March 1801 – March 1809)
Founder – University of Virginia

USA: Tyranny or Liberty?

“When the people fear the government there is tyranny; when the government fears the people there is LIBERTY.”
~ Thomas Jefferson,
United States Minister to France (May 1785 – September 1789,
1st United States Secretary of State (March 1790 – December 1793)
2nd Vice President of the United States (March 1797 – March 1801)
3rd President of the United States (March 1801 – March 1809)
Founder – University of Virginia

Loyalty to Our Country

“Loyalty to country ALWAYS. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.”
~ Mark Twain a.k.a. Samuel Langhorne Clemens,
Author & Humorist

America’s New Birth of Freedom

“This nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom; and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.”

~ Abraham Lincoln,
Lawyer & 16th President of the United States

Electing People to Serve

“Americans don’t elect people to RULE us or to LEAD us. We elect people to SERVE us.”
~ Greg Stephens
Associate Pastor & e-Pastor – Eagle Mountain International Church (EMIC), Author, Radio Host, Television Host & U.S. Air Force Veteran
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America Bankrupt?

“When a business or an individual spends more than it makes, it goes bankrupt. When government does it, it sends YOU the bill.”
~ Ronald Reagan,
Actor, Sports Announcer, Politician, 33rd Governor of California (1967–1975), &
40th President of the United States (1/20/1981–1/20/1989)
 

Americans’ Freedom

“Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged.”
~ Ronald Reagan,
Actor, Sports Announcer, Politician, 33rd Governor of California (1967–1975), &
40th President of the United States (1/20/1981–1/20/1989)
 

This 2021 Federal Government

“The federal government has taken too much tax money from the people, too much authority from the states, and too much liberty with the Constitution.”
~ Ronald Reagan,
Actor, Sports Announcer, Politician, 33rd Governor of California (1967–1975), &
40th President of the United States (1/20/1981–1/20/1989)
“Will today’s conservative, patriotic, true Americans have to soon say,
“We WERE free.” or be able to continue saying “WE’RE free.”?”
~ Michelle Boddie

A Government Telling, We, the People How to Live?

“And I don’t think that government has a role in telling people how to live their lives. Maybe a minister does, maybe your belief in God does, maybe there’s another set of moral codes, but I don’t think government has a role.”
~ Clarence Thomas
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (1991- Present)
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