Posts Tagged ‘Freedom’

Great video with Bill Whittle.

I support free speech, but…

 

…here’s a lesson for the masses on Socialism. This comes to you courtesy of WWII Hollywood.

 

…good read here.

Freedom is at stake. Thankfully, we have folks that know it and are doing something about it.

Charles Koch: I’m Fighting to Restore a Free Society

I have devoted most of my life to understanding the principles that enable people to improve their lives. It is those principles—the principles of a free society—that have shaped my life, my family, our company and America itself.

Unfortunately, the fundamental concepts of dignity, respect, equality before the law and personal freedom are under attack by the nation’s own government. That’s why, if we want to restore a free society and create greater well-being and opportunity for all Americans, we have no choice but to fight for those principles. I have been doing so for more than 50 years, primarily through educational efforts. It was only in the past decade that I realized the need to also engage in the political process.

A truly free society is based on a vision of respect for people and what they value. In a truly free society, any business that disrespects its customers will fail, and deserves to do so. The same should be true of any government that disrespects its citizens. The central belief and fatal conceit of the current administration is that you are incapable of running your own life, but those in power are capable of running it for you. This is the essence of big government and collectivism.

More than 200 years ago, Thomas Jefferson warned that this could happen. “The natural progress of things,” Jefferson wrote, “is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.” He knew that no government could possibly run citizens’ lives for the better. The more government tries to control, the greater the disaster, as shown by the current health-care debacle. Collectivists (those who stand for government control of the means of production and how people live their lives) promise heaven but deliver hell. For them, the promised end justifies the means.

via Charles Koch: I’m Fighting to Restore a Free Society – WSJ.com.

This is one hell of a quote:

Our government is too big. It is too inefficient. It is too intrusive. It needs to do less, and it needs to do a considerably better job of executing those functions it does carry out. The struggle to take us from where we are today to a future in which a leaner, flatter government allows its citizens to truly live free, is the defining battle of our time. Nothing less than the definition of what it means to be “an American” is at stake.

This comes from this piece here:

WHERE’S SAM WHEN YOU NEED HIM?

…is a worthy cause that could use your support.

Freedom in Internet Blog Reporting Excellence

A site to identify, promote and reward those internet bloggers that put themselves on the front lines to keep the rest of us informed about questionable and illegal actions of our would be “rulers”.

Freedom in Internet Blog Reporting Excellence.

 

FIBRE AWARD

 

Freedom in Internet Blog Reporting Excellence

It’s been 34 plus years since my first attempt to use a computer. A “trash 80″ that had no internal memory to speak of. It used a 7 1/4” “floppy” disk with limited abilities. In the early ’90’s I first found the internet, but didn’t use it to any extent until later in the decade and early in the new millennium. Today my life and most everyone else in the first world would be lost without our computers, in whatever form they may take, and the internet.

Something that most of us have come to expect, rely upon, enjoy, love and hate is the internet blogger.

What the heck is a blogger? Well, the term blogger comes from Weblog. A weblog is the combination of web and log. The internet being referred to as the web, web of internet connections, and the log is the continuing input of information into a website location. A blogger is a person who uses a website location to discuss whatever is his interest.

A bloggers interests may be personal or pertaining to intersexual relations or politics. Essentially, whatever one can think of is covered or discussed or referenced on the internet at some bloggers blog site.

Freedom in Internet Blog Reporting Excellence.

…a JFK speech very much worth hearing. It is relevant to toady’s scandals and political head fakes.

…and debunking the liberal moron politician that doesn’t know shit about guns, or American history.
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H/T Bob Owens