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Friday, June 06, 2008

“Freedom” Brings Servility

Our constitutional government of limited powers, as John Adams wrote, requires a nation of individuals who are self-restrained by commonly accepted rules of religious morality.  Without such self-restraint as a counter-balance to the political state, the government perforce expands its power to assume the role of Big Brother.