Quote of the day

Speaking truth to power
4 July 2010

Liberty cannot be preserved without a general knowledge among the people, who have a right…to knowledge, as their great Creator…has given them understandings, and a desire to know, but besides this, they have a right, an indisputable, unalienable, indefeasible, divine right to that most dreaded and envied kind of knowledge; I mean, of the character and conduct of their rulers.”

~John Adams, Dissertation on Cannon and Federal Law, 1765

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