Liberty is a fickled mistress. Everyone claims to desire her, but no one really wants the baggage and challenges she brings.
There is a famous quote from Benjamin Franklin. “Anyone who trades liberty for security deserves neither liberty nor security.”
This quote is most often used when we consider issues like the TSA or domestic drones, but if we really believe this then it must permeate every area of political thought.
I have been considering this the last few days because of an issue that my state representative is taking on in the county for some of his constituents. I have a great representative that I highly respect and I can’t wait to work with him, but like all people there will be areas of disagreement and this happens to be one of them.
My representative and some constituents are trying to stop a liqueur store from being built near a residential area…
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