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February 17, 2007


I normally avoid sending my articles to other blogs, but I think this is important. I have been covering both the house and senate debates on these resolutions. This is the last of three articles I published on the House. It is built around a statement by Cicero; then lightly sprinkled with some Alexander Hamilton, Tocqueville, Plato, and…Alan Ginsberg. If you feel it is worthy of reference, great. If not, know offence taken. Best Wishes Chuck Jines.
HR 63 Debate “Rots the Soul of the Nation”
(Article three of three: Article One; Article Two)
Three days of trumpeting bellows makes one long for wiser men, and more heroic days. I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by Liberalism, filled fat hysterical ranting Ginsberg’s.
America may someday soon join the ranks with other great nations that fell prey to their own ignorance, and complacent gluttony. The enemies are at the gates, the enemies are also within. Nietzsche’s Zarathustra states:”With thunder and heavenly fireworks must one speak to deaf and dormant senses.” Let us listen then to the words of Cicero;
"A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself.
"For the traitor appears not a traitor – he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murderer is less to fear."
Two thousand years later and these words are true as fresh fallen snow. Full Article @

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