The founding fathers of this country made it abundantly clear that those who value their safety over their liberty will wind up losing both …
“They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety,” Benjamin Franklin once wrote.
Meanwhile Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence, described what would come of a society that failed to stand up for its inalienable rights.
“The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground,” he wrote.
Both men are absolutely correct.
“A nation of sheep will beget a government of wolves,” Edward R. Murrow once said, and the people of the United States of America is rapidly fulfilling his prophecy.