via: Plato – Fall of the Republic and Rise of the Tyrant (by Bill Federer)
American Minute with Bill Federer
Plato – Fall of the Republic and Rise of the Tyrant “Last of all comes…the tyrant… In the early days of his power, he is full of smiles…”
How Tyrants Arise – a fascinating, in-depth explanation by Plato.
Plato was a Greek philosopher who lived in the city-state of Athens.
In 380 BC, Plato wrote The Republic, where he described in Books 8 and 9:
“States are as the men are; they grow out of human characters.”
“Like State, like man.” Continue reading
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“I am well aware of the toil and blood and treasure that it will cost to maintain this Declaration, and support and defend these States.” –John Adams
Memorial Day provides a stark contrast between the best of our nation’s Patriot sons and daughters versus the worst of our nation’s culture of consumerism. But Memorial Day is NOT for sales. Millions of Patriots have already paid the full price. Continue reading
Yesterday in Iowa, tragedy struck the Carson for President family. As a result, we decided to temporarily suspend campaign activities until Thursday. A van transporting three volunteers and one of our campaign staffers hit a patch of ice and flipped on its side where it was struck by another vehicle. We are thankful that three of the passengers, Drew McCall, Aaron Ohnemus and Ryan Patrick Shellooe, were treated and released from the hospital. Continue reading
via: MICHAEL SAVAGE NEWSLETTER
Back on January 16th Dr. Savage recalled his love of writers such as Aldous Huxley and Jack Kerouac but observed that he’s learned more from blue collar workers.
He mentioned Huxley’s novel “After Many a Summer Dies the Swan,” a satire on man’s desire to live indefinitely.
“I remember reading it as a kid, along the line of reading “Chrome Yellow,” he said. “I read everything Huxley wrote. But I didn’t learn very much.” Continue reading
His Portrait is on the Two $2.00 Dollar Bill. Thomas Jefferson was a very remarkable man who started learning very early in life and never stopped. Continue reading
Senior citizens are constantly being criticized for every conceivable deficiency of the modern world, real or imaginary. We know we take responsibility for all we have done and do not try to blame others.
HOWEVER, upon reflection, we would like to point out that it was NOT senior citizens who took:
The melody out of music,
The pride out of appearance,
The courtesy out of driving,
The romance out of love,
The commitment out of marriage,
The responsibility out of parenthood,
The togetherness out of the family,
The learning out of education,
The service out of patriotism,
The Golden Rule from rulers,
The nativity scene out of cities,
The civility out of behavior,
The refinement out of language,
The dedication out of employment,
The prudence out of spending,
The ambition out of achievement
And we certainly are NOT the ones who
eliminated patience and tolerance from
personal relationships and…
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