A couple of very interesting and important quotes for us to think about today from two of our founding fathers.

Bejamin Franklin in 1759, well before this county was born:

“They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.”

And James Madison at the Constitutional Convention:

“The means of defense against foreign danger, have been always the instruments of tyranny at home.”

And Madison again:

“If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.”

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