"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are
created equal, that they are endowed by
their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among
these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."
2) Do you know what kind of government we are?
Play this video to find out.
If you answered these 4
questions correctly, congratulations!!!
You are well on your way to defending freedom.
texts and videos:
The basics of
Seek real facts. Study history & human nature.
invites inspiration. After studying, ponder on what you have
Act / Prepare -
Preparedness should be balanced both temporally and spiritually. Temporal preparedness focuses on the physical necessities
to sustain life; Mind, Body & Home. Fill your mind with
knowledge. Live as healthy as you can. Live debt free and lay,
for times of famine, a storage supply of life's basics. Spiritual preparedness is returning to God, understanding Him
better and aligning yourself with the morals and standards He
Report - "
performance is measured, performance improves. Where performance
is measured and reported back, the rate of improvement
accelerates." Thomas S. Monson
Once you are
awake and prepared, help someone else.
Economics for beginners:
Waking up - Plato's allegory of the cave.
They are working hard, but
Dennis Kucinich made this statement to the treasury department.
Extols the benefits of the federal government.
"The unity of government...is a main pillar in the edifice of
your real independence...of your tranquility at home, your peace
abroad; of your safety; of your prosperity; of that very liberty
which you so highly prize."
Warns against the party system.
to distract the Public Councils, and enfeeble the Public
Administration....agitates the Community with ill-founded
jealousies and false alarms; kindles the animosity of
one....against another....it opens the door to foreign influence
and corruption...thus the policy and the will of one country are
subjected to the policy and will of another."
Stresses the importance of religion and morality.
"Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political
prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports...Where is the security for property, for reputation, for life,
if the sense of religious obligation desert the oaths, which are
the instruments of investigation in Courts of Justice?...and let
us, with caution, indulge the supposition that morality can be
maintained without religion...reason and experience both forbid
us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of
Speaks on stable public credit. "...cherish public
credit. One method of preserving it is to use it as sparingly as
possible...avoiding likewise the accumulation of debt....it is
essential that you...bear in mind, that towards the payments of
debts there must be Revenue, that to have Revenue there must be
taxes; that no taxes can be devised, which are
not...inconvenient and unpleasant..."
Warns against permanent foreign alliances.
"It is our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances
with any portion of the foreign world..."
Talks about an over-powerful military establishment.
"...avoid the necessity of those overgrown military
establishments, which, under any form of government, are
inauspicious to liberty, and which are to be regarded as
particularly hostile to Republican Liberty."
Asks forgiveness from his mistakes.
"In reviewing the incidents of my administration I am
unconscious of intentional error, I am nevertheless too sensible
of my defects not to think it probable that I may have committed
many errors. Whatever they may be, I fervently beseech
the Almighty to avert or mitigate the evils to which they may
tend. I shall also carry with me the hope that my country will
never cease to view them with indulgence and that, after
forty-five years of my life dedicated to its service with an
upright zeal, the faults of incompetent abilities will be
consigned to oblivion, as myself must soon be to the mansions of
Sometimes City Council
when doesn't make a lot of sense...
(Yes I'm aware that makes no sense, but then neither
does the video below)