“I believe there are more instances of the abridgment of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachment of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations.” – James Madison
They say if you’re not angry, you aren’t paying attention. George Paine has been paying attention.
While I’m too optimistic and upbeat by nature to walk around angry all the time, I am very much aware of the lessening of our freedoms in this country, and the trend is disturbing. Read George’s article and draw your conclusions. If you are angry or uneasy by what you’ve read, contact your representatives and share your concerns. The power of the vote is (so far) very real.