Saturday, March 20, 2010

Thought for Today

"When the resolution of enslaving America was formed in Great Britain, the British Parliament was advised by an artful man, ... who was governor of Pennsylvania, to disarm the people; that it was the best and most effectual way to enslave them; but that they should not do it openly, but weaken them, and let them sink gradually, by totally disusing and neglecting the militia."

~~~~~ George Mason, speech in the Virginia Ratifying Convention, 1788

1 comment:

  1. hi.. just dropping by here... have a nice day!