Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Guns & President Jefferson

The Other Thomas Jefferson Quotes
Much, too much, has been made of the PRIVATE letter of Thomas Jefferson as to the "wall between church and state". Perhaps all should not the following, OTHER, quotes from that founder's statements.

No free man shall ever be debarred
the use of arms.

The strongest reason for the
people to retain the right to keep and bear arms
is, as a last resort, to protect themselves
against tyranny in government.

The tree of liberty must be
refreshed from time to time with the blood of
patriots and tyrants.

. President Thomas Jefferson's note on the interpretation of the Constitution: "On every question of construction carry ourselves back to the time when the Constitution was adopted, recollect the spirit manifested in the debates and instead of trying what meaning may be squeezed out of the text or invented against it, conform to to the probable one in which it was passed.


Anonymous said...

وسيحكم الله قلبك والإجراءات

James Pawlak said...

TO ANONYMOUS: Very strange marks. To me they look much like the "pee in their pants" urine tracks of such critters as Osama bin Laden and other goat abusers when confronted by real "troopers".