Saturday, July 23, 2011
May it Always Be So
To those who would be king, a word of warning.
To those who would extinguish the rights of the People, and establish a new Fascist state with privilege for the few and slavery for the rest;
To those who think there would be enough enforcers -- police, soldiers and mercenaries -- to protect them:
Look to history.
Take a long look.
And understand that Yamamoto's admonition applies to oppression from within as well as to invasion from without.
The fight for freedom, for that dream of "liberty and justice for all," will never end, not while there is a single soul remaining who has the desire to be free, and the strength, courage --- and the means -- to resist.