April 18, 2012

Have You Traded Your Freedom for Security?

As Americans, there are certain foundational rights that we all have; certain rights upon which our nation was built. But what happens when those rights are slowly being taken away […]

As Americans, there are certain foundational rights that we all have; certain rights upon which our nation was built. But what happens when those rights are slowly being taken away from us? Listen to The Dani Johnson Show as Dani discusses the escalating state of American security.


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  1. Daniel Hagadorn April 18, 2012
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    Though there is some speculation as to whether Benjamin Franklin or Richard Jackson is the author–truth is timeless:

    “Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.”

  2. Daniel Hagadorn April 18, 2012
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    Unless America wakes up–and soon–its citizens will be condemned to die the death of a thousand cuts as they are lost in mindless distraction instead of vigilantly guarding their liberties.

    “Find out what any people will quietly submit to and you have the exact measure of the injustice and wrong which will be imposed on them… The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppress.” –Fredrick Douglass, addressing an assembly celebrating the 23rd anniversary of West Indian Emancipation. Cited in Toni Morrison, Beloved: A Novel (New York, NY: Knopf, 1987), pp. 146-147