When Wendell Phillips said, “The eternal vigilance is the price of liberty,” he wasn’t referring to soldiers or professional political operatives, but to each and every American.
We have learned through experience that we can’t shirk responsibility to defend our freedom in the public square – if we don’t stand up, the elites will win and take that liberty from you. The next time the music stops and they hope you don’t notice they just moved people around and placed a good ole boy in the vacant seat – qualified or not – let’s meet at that Public Square to be heard.
John Schrand, Belleville
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