Quote of the day—Ronald Reagan

Our natural, inalienable rights are now considered to be a dispensation from government, and freedom has never been so fragile, so close to slipping from our grasp as it is at this moment.

Ronald Reagan
[I’m always perplexed when people insist rights are something granted by the government. I don’t know if I’m just coming across it more or if it really is that I hear this more frequently in the last year or so. In any case it concerns me greatly.—Joe]

2 thoughts on “Quote of the day—Ronald Reagan

  1. It seems natural that people would lose faith in the inalienability of their rights in the face of overwhelming evidence to the contrary. Americans’ rights in practice are the result of a byzantine, corrupt, democratic (but I repeat myself) political process.

    There’s also the left’s long march through the education system to consider. I doubt public education emphasizes the same set of rights you believe in.

  2. Well, when one tells the World via Marxism for a 150 years that there is No God, and ALL Rights come from the Masses……

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