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Sheldon Richman, Thomas Aquinas, Thomas Jefferson


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"Apologists for activist government never tire of telling us that the

benevolent state is our protector and that without it we'd be at the mercy of

monsters. It is about time that we understood that the U.S. government does

more to endanger the American people than any imagined monsters around the

world…by pursuing its Grand Foreign Policy of meddling anywhere and


-- Sheldon Richman

V.P. of Future of Freedom Foundation, author

Source: Liberty, Security, and the War on Terrorism (2010)


"If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship he would keep it in

port forever."

-- Thomas Aquinas

(1225-74) Italian philosopher and theologian


"Honor, justice, and humanity, forbid us tamely to surrender that freedom which

we received from our gallant ancestors, and which our innocent posterity have a

right to receive from us."

-- Thomas Jefferson

(1743-1826), US Founding Father, drafted the Declaration of Independence, 3rd US President


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