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“All wealth is the product of labor.” ~ John Locke

Do the Progressives know about this guy???

“Locke’s arguments concerning liberty and the social contract later influenced the written works of Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, Thomas Jefferson, and other Founding Fathers of the United States. In fact, one passage from the Second Treatise is reproduced verbatim in the Declaration of Independence, the reference to a “long train of abuses.” Such was Locke’s influence that Thomas Jefferson wrote: “Bacon, Locke and Newton … I consider them as the three greatest men that have ever lived, without any exception, and as having laid the foundation of those superstructures which have been raised in the Physical and Moral sciences”. Today, most contemporary libertarians claim Locke as an influence.” (from Wikipedia)

The Forgotten Right: John Locke and The Right of Resistance American politicians today seem to think themselves invincible sovereigns who can toy with the fates of three hundred million people and there is nothing the latter can do about it.  They blow the taxpayers' money with no regard for the country's future, endlessly meddle with the economy, and brazenly flaunt The Constitution that grants them any power to begin with.  The same hubris that causes politicians to ignore the laws of economics leads th … Read More

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