Blue Water Tea Party

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Silent Majority No More

How did Jefferson Know?

John F. Kennedy held a dinner in the White House for a group of the brightest minds in the nation at that time. He made this statement:
 
"This is perhaps the assembly of the most intelligence ever to gather at one time in the White House with the exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone."
 
The following are quotes from Thomas Jefferson. Clearly, he foresaw the danger of the conditions we have today of developing.
 
Especially read the last quote from 1802.
 
"When we get piled upon one another in large cities, as in Europe,
we shall become as corrupt as Europe."

         "The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those
          who are willing to work and give to those who would not."


"It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes.
A principle which, if acted on, would save one-half the wars of the world."

         "I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government
          from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them."

"My reading of history convinces me that most bad government
results from too much government."


         "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."

"To compel a man to subsidize with his taxes the propagation of ideas which he
disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical."


Thomas Jefferson said in 1802:
 
'I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies.
If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency,
first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around
the banks will deprive the people of all property -until their children wake-up homeless on the continent their fathers conquered.'