"Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech." -Benjamin Franklin

-Posted by D. Worth (US) | for- M. Barbay (France) and US

Always wondered why President Franklin had this expression (pictured here in macro) on $100.00 bill.
Well, now we know, don't we...

Franklin is really worth reading extensively, as his contributions were noble & Nation-serving. Read.

High self esteem enabled him to favor prosperity over scarcity, evidenced in his many accomplishments... And his position against the "fear of words" foretold the moves of those with power; who would crush free expression, to fulfill their "personal quests."

Today: House votes to “formally rebuke” Joe Wilson: read.
Try to examine the bigger picture, here...
"President Benjamin Franklin" would have stood by his acceptance of Wilson's formal apology, by relaxing the call for censure...

Now we have revised rules of decorum dictating which insults are acceptable and which are forbidden. Read..

One cannot help but weigh this as a "welcome disruption" as Media detracted from the discussion of the horror of Obamacare...
But none can ignore that Wilson's action did (in fact) correct a bill that was erroneously represented. Perhaps Wilson should challenge this waste of tax-payers money (post President & Vice President apology acceptance)... Amidst the circumstance.
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VIDEO: Minority Whip (R) Cantor VIEW.
CANTOR: "The gentleman from South Carolina has apologized to the White House; The President has accepted his apology. It’s time to end the gamesmanship and get back to work on behalf of the American people."

Speaking of Apologies: Hypocrisy Clouds Democrats’ Demand for “You Lie” Apology: Read. ...And where's The Rangel Censure?

Today's "double-take" Links...

Saving A Million Jobs at $787,000 Per Job:
"Government entirely neglected to account for the impact on employment of removing $787 billion dollars from the balance sheet of the private economy."

"People this smart cannot be easily fooled. People so visibly in the public eye cannot remain willfully blind." Read.

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