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“In every battle there comes a time when both sides consider themselves beaten; then he who continues the attack wins.” – General Ulysses S. Grant
“The present Constitution is the standard to which we are to cling. Under its banners, bona fide must we combat our political foes.” — Alexander Hamilton, 1802
“I have lived, Sir, a long time, and the longer I live, the more convincing proofs I see of this truth–that God Governs the affairs of men. And if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without His notice, is it probable that an empire can rise without His aid?” – Benjamin Franklin
“Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclination, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” John Adams, in Defense of the British Soldiers on trial for the Boston Massacre, December 4, 1770
“No man is entitled to the blessings of freedom unless he be vigilant in its preservation.” – Douglas MacArthur
“The religion which has introduced civil liberty is the religion of Christ and His apostles, which enjoins humility, piety, and benevolence; which acknowledges in every person a brother, or a sister, and a citizen with equal rights. This is genuine Christianity, and to this we owe our free Constitutions of Government.” – Noah Webster
“Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote!” – Benjamin Franklin
I am a friend to righteous government, to a government founded upon the principles of reason and justice; but I glory in publicly avowing my eternal enmity to tyranny.” – John Hancock: March 5, 1774
“The citizens of America … are, form this period, to be considered as the actors on a most conspicuous theater, which seems to be peculiarly designated by Providence for the display of human greatness and felicity.” – George Washington
“Lead me, follow me, or get the hell out of my way.” ― George S. Patton Jr., Patton Principles
“We fight not to enslave, but to set a country free, and to make room upon the earth for honest men to live in.” Thomas Paine, The American Crisis, No. 4, September 11, 1777
The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave. Thomas Jefferson .
“The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people, it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government — lest it come to dominate our lives and interests.” – Patrick Henry
“I know no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves.” –Thomas Jefferson
“If you can’t make them see the light, make them feel the heat.” -Ronald Reagan
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past. Thomas Jefferson
“[T]he crisis is arrived when we must assert our rights, or submit to every imposition, that can be heaped upon us, till custom and use shall make us as tame and abject slaves.” –George Washington (1774)
When the wolf attacks, he will find
not all who run with the flock are sheep.
“But a Constitution of Government once changed from Freedom, can never be restored. Liberty, once lost, is lost forever.” – John Adams 1775
Delay is preferable to error. Thomas Jefferson .
“These are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country; but he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman.” – Thomas Paine, The American Crisis, No. 1, December 19, 1776
My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth. – Abraham Lincoln
Patriotism is not a short and frenzied outburst of emotion but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime. – Adlai Stevenson
. I sincerely believe… that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies. Thomas Jefferson
“…it cannot come from abroad. If destruction be our lot, we ourselves must be its author and finisher. As a nation of freemen we must live through all time or die by suicide.” Abraham Lincoln
I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever. Thomas Jefferson
To compel a man to furnish funds for the propagation of ideas he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical. Thomas Jefferson
“The preservation of the sacred fire of liberty, and the destiny of the republican model of government, are justly considered deeply, perhaps as finally, staked on the experiment entrusted to the hands of the American people.” –George Washington
“If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquillity of servitude than the animating contest of freedom — go from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains sit lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen!” ~ Samuel Adams
“A nation under a well regulated government, should permit none to remain uninstructed. It is monarchical and aristocratical government only that requires ignorance for its support.” – Thomas Paine, Rights of Man, 179
‘History does not entrust the care of freedom to the weak or timid.’ – Dwight D. Eisenhower
The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government. Thomas Jefferson
“Were we directed from Washington when to sow, and when to reap, we should soon want bread.” –Thomas Jefferson
“They who would give up an essential liberty for temporary security, deserve neither liberty or security.” – Benjamin Franklin
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. Albert Einstein .
“A lack of planning on your part does not constitute a crisis on mine…unless of course I failed to lead you.” – Anonymous
“Those who have long enjoyed such privileges as we enjoy forget in time that men have died to win them.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt
“He that would make his own liberty secure, must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty, he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself.” – Thomas Paine, Dissertation on First Principles of Government, December 23, 1791
“To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.” – Abraham Lincoln
“Hold on, my friends, to the Constitution and to the Republic for which it stands. Miracles do not cluster, and what has happened once in 6000 years, may not happen again. Hold on to the Constitution, for if the American Constitution should fail, there will be anarchy throughout the world.” — Daniel Webster
“Every step we take towards making the State our Caretaker of our lives, by that much we move toward making the State our Master.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower
Every citizen should be a soldier. This was the case with the Greeks and Romans, and must be that of every free state. –Thomas Jefferson
“Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.” – Thomas Jefferson
When you can’t make them see the light, make them feel the heat. Ronald Reagan .
The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time. Thomas Jefferson .
In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Thomas Jefferson
“In this Day of Thanksgiving, may God rest your heart and mind, may He bless and keep you and your family, and may He continue to extend His blessings upon our nation. May He grant us courage and wisdom to match the tests of our age. May He impress upon us the spirit of our forefathers, their soul-deep craving for freedom, expressed with acknowledgement of their debts to God, as we strive to meet the challenges of our day.” Abraham Lincoln
” I wish to have no connection with any ship that does not sail fast; for I intend to go in harm’s way.” John Paul Jones
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them. Albert Einstein
“It does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires in people’s minds.” — Samuel Adams
“Tell them of us and say, For their tomorrow, We gave our today.” – The Kohima Epitaph
“It cannot be emphasized too strongly or too often that this great nation was founded, not by religionists, but by Christians; not on religions, but on the Gospel of Jesus Christ. For this very reason peoples of other faiths have been afforded asylum, prosperity, and freedom of worship here.” – Patrick Henry
“If cowardly and dishonorable men sometimes shoot unarmed men with army pistols or guns, the evil must be prevented by the penitentiary and gallows, and not by a general deprivation of a constitutional privilege.” Arkansas Supreme Court, 1878
“It is said that patriotism is a purpose with some muscle behind it; the Constitution is the purpose and Veterans In Defense of Liberty is the muscle behind it!” — Dr. Wm. Scott Magill
“We’ve been blessed with the opportunity to stand for something – for liberty and freedom and fairness. And these are things worth fighting for, worth devoting our lives to.” -Ronald Reagan
“Once to every man and nation, comes the moment to decide, In the strife of truth with falsehood, for the good or evil side; Some great cause, some great decision, offering each the bloom or blight, And the choice goes by forever, ’twixt that darkness and that light. … Then it is the brave man chooses while the coward stands aside, …” James Lowell 1819 -1891
“If ever time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin.” – Samuel Adams
[T]he propitious smiles of Heaven, can never be expected on a nation that disregards the eternal rules of order and right, which Heaven itself has ordained. – George Washington, First Inaugural Address — 1789
A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government. – Edward Abbey
“No people will tamely surrender their Liberties, nor can any be easily subdued, when knowledge is diffused and Virtue is preserved. On the Contrary, when People are universally ignorant, and debauched in their Manners, they will sink under their own weight without the Aid of foreign Invaders.” –Samuel Adams, letter to James Warren, 1775
None but an armed nation can dispense with a standing army. To keep ours armed and disciplined is therefore at all times important. Thomas Jefferson .
“These are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country; but he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman.” Thomas Paine
Woe to the Ambition! “The happy union of these states is a wonder their Constitution is a miracle; their example the hope of liberty throughout the world. Woe to the ambition that would meditate the destruction of either!” — James Madison, Sept. 1829
“Do not separate text from historical background. If you do, you will have perverted and subverted the Constitution, which can only end in a distorted, bastardized form of illegitimate government.”— James Madison
The trouble with our Liberal friends is not that they’re ignorant; it’s just that they know so much that isn’t so. Ronald Reagan
“The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned; it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer
“Freedom is not a gift bestowed upon us by other men, but a right that belongs to us by the laws of God and nature.” – Benjamin Franklin
Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters. Albert Einstein
“The Constitution of the United States protects those inalienable rights of ‘We the people.’ ‘We the people’ have the responsibility of protecting the Constitution! There are no rights without responsibility.” — Dr. Wm. Scott Magill
I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man. Thomas Jefferson
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people… They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty. Thomas Jefferson
“If we, the U.S. Veterans, don’t defend the Constitution of the United States then who will? Our Oaths of Office were not just meant while we were Active Duty… ” Dr. Scott Magill
“Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.” – George Washington, Farewell Address, September 19, 1796
“Love your neighbor as yourself, love your country more than yourself.” — Thomas Jefferson, 21 Feb 1825
“We, the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts not to overthrow the Constitution, but to overthrow men who pervert the Constitution.” – Abraham Lincoln
Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same. Ronald Reagan .
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few. – Winston Churchill
“We fight not to enslave, but to set a country free, and to make room upon the earth for honest men to live in.” – Thomas Paine, The American Crisis, No. 4, September 11, 1777
“… Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death!” – Patrick Henry
“ Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty. ” ― John F. Kennedy
“Patriotism means to stand by the country. It does NOT mean to stand by the President or any other public official save exactly to the degree in which he himself stands by the country. It is patriotic to support him insofar as he efficiently serves the country. It is unpatriotic not to oppose him to the exact extent that by inefficiency or otherwise he fails in his duty to stand by the country.” – Theodore Roosevelt
“Liberty must at all hazards be supported. We have a right to it, derived from our Maker. But if we had not our fathers earned and bought it for us at the expense of their ease, their estates, their pleasure and their blood.” – John Adams
“The cause of America is in a great measure the cause of all mankind. Where, some say, is the king of America? I’ll tell you, friend, He reigns above.” – Thomas Paine
“If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace.” – Thomas Paine, The American Crisis, No. 1, December 19, 1776
“People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.” – George Orwell
“Relativity applies to physics, not ethics.” ~ Albert Einstein
“Do not let any one claim to be a true American if they ever attempt to remove religion from politics.” George Washington
A man’s country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle and patriotism is loyalty to that principle. – George William Curtis
“Many free countries have lost their liberty, and ours may lose hers; but if she shall, be it my proudest plume, not that I was the last to desert, but that I never deserted her.” – Abraham Lincoln
“In my view, the Christian religion is the most important and one of the first things in which all children, under a free government ought to be instructed….No truth is more evident to my mind than that the Christian religion must be the basis of any government intended to secure the rights and privileges of a free people.” – Noah Webster
I have long believed that sacrifice is the pinnacle of patriotism. – Bob Riley
“It is when people forget God that tyrants forge their chains.” – Patrick Henry
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. Thomas Jefferson
“There is a time for all things, a time to preach and a time to pray, but those times have passed away. There is a time to fight, and that time has now come.” –Peter Muhlenberg
Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile. Albert Einstein
Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty. Thomas Jefferson .
“Our obligations to our country never cease but with our lives.” – John Adams letter to Benjamin Rush — 1808
“Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it. – Thomas Paine
“He that would make his own liberty secure, must guard even his enemy from opposition; for if he violates his duty, he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself.” — Thomas Paine
“The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.” –Patrick Henry
“Education is useless without the Bible.” – Noah Webster
We are never defeated unless we give up on God. Ronald Reagan .
Power is not alluring to pure minds. Thomas Jefferson
“Idleness is sweet, and its consequences are cruel.” ~ John Quincy Adams
“Man will ultimately be governed by God or by tyrants.” – Benjamin Franklin
“Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lo” In selecting men for office, let principle be your guide. Regard not the particular sect or denomination of the candidate — look to his character.” –Noah Webster
“If there is a form of government, then, whose principle and foundation is virtue, will not every sober man acknowledge it better calculated to promote the general happiness than any other form?” –John Adams

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We are a Brotherhood/Sisterhood of veterans fully committed to: maintaining the integrity of our Republic based on correct moral and constitutional principles - then to use these principles as a criterion of accountability for elected officials; Promoting  conservatism in the tradition of the Founding Fathers;  Diligently working toward the preservation of our Republic.

To identify and oppose those individuals, groups and agendas that would, knowingly or otherwise, bring about the loss of our freedoms and the destruction of our Republic through, the violation of the Constitution and the erosion of the traditional founding values and morals.

We will Storm any  hill where Liberty is challenged!

“—And liberty cannot be preserved without a general knowledge among the people, who have a right, from the frame of their nature, to knowledge, as their great Creator, who does nothing in vain, 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 characters and conduct of their rulers.” ~ John Adams, Essay on Canon and Feudal Law (1765)
For my own part, I sincerely esteem it a system [the Republic] which without the finger of God, never could have been suggested and agreed upon by such a diversity of interests. _ Alexander Hamilton
“Hold on, my friends, to the Constitution and to the Republic for which it stands. Miracles do not cluster and what has happened once in 6,000 years, may not happen again. Hold on to the Constitution, for if the American Constitution should fail, there will be anarchy throughout the world.” – Daniel Webster
Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same. Ronald Reagan
“Be it remembered, however, that liberty must at all hazards be supported. We have a right to it, derived from our Maker! But if we had not, our fathers have earned and bought it for us at the expense of their ease, their estates, their pleasure, and their blood.” – John Adams
“The present Constitution is the standard to which we are to cling. Under its banner bona fide must we combat our political foes” Alexander Hamilton 1802

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