“…the Right of the People…”

12 09 2009

“That whenever any Form of Government
becomes destructive of these ends,
it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it,
and to institute new Government.”
~ Declaration of Independence,
United States of America 

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12 09 2009
Laughing Boy

What qualifies as being “destructive of these ends”? Practically every law is in place to restrict what some might consider their rights. While we’re at it, who are “the People”? There’s a bunch of nut-jobs on The Mall right now who swear it’s them and nobody else.

14 09 2009
How Democracy Should Work: A Lesson From Honduras « journal: beautiful redemption

[…] a note on her FaceBook. I thought I’d share it with you. A little elaboration of my article “…the Right of the People…” […]

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