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Dependence begets subservience and venality, suffocates the germ of virtue, and prepares fit tools for the designs of ambition. -Thomas Jefferson
An honest man can feel no pleasure in the exercise of power over his fellow citizens….There has never been a moment of my life in which I should have relinquished for it the enjoyments of my family, my farm, my friends & books.
So…we till the ground, remove the grass clumps, weed, add organic feed, get our seeds planted, tend to them, water the garden, weed, etc etc etc and then someone comes in and steals our produce.
It’s hot, it’s hard work, I work about 16 hours a day, hold a job outside the house, grow a garden for my family, friends and to sell produce at a farmer’s market and then someone steals my produce.
This is me publicly stating: Whoever did it is a loser. Yep, you’re a loser. Period.
Now here’s the deal: I care about people and seriously do care about whether or not people are hungry but if you steal to eat instead of just ringing my door bell and asking for produce, you’re a freakin’ loser. All you have to do is ring my door bell and ask me: “Hey, I can’t afford my groceries. May…
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“Freedom is for honest people. No man who is not himself honest can be free – he is his own trap.” -L. Ron Hubbard
A fondness for power is implanted, in most men, and it is natural to abuse it, when acquired. -Alexander Hamilton