Tuesday, March 30, 2010

What Constitutes "Consent of the Governed?"

"Civil disobedience becomes a sacred duty when the state has become lawless or corrupt. And a citizen who barters with such a state shares in its corruption and lawlessness...There is only one sovereign remedy, namely, non-violent non-cooperation." - Mohandas Gandhi

Friday, March 26, 2010

A Thought for Today

“What country can preserve its liberties if its rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance? Let them take arms.”

– Thomas Jefferson to William Stephens Smith, 1787. ME 6:373, Papers 12:356