Illinois may have "dodged the bullet" for now but the arrogant legislators from Chicago and a few other places are still deluding themselves that they will be able to RULE with an iron fist here in Illinois. As I have said in the past, quoting from the Declaration of Independence:
- "all experience hath shewn, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security.--Such has been the patient sufferance of these Colonies;
There are still many who want to believe, but in their hearts realize that what the Founders said about government returning to its tyrannical nature is in essence just a matter of time. To quote Thomas Jefferson:
- "The tree of Liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants."
I also found the following quote on the above website that speaks to me and my frame of mind.
- "I don't really like the label 'criminal', but I'll take it over 'slave'." – Anonymous Millenial