Democracy and Freedom go hand in hand. Sadly, they have proven to be elusive to vast majority when few call the tune whoever is in power. The lofty ideal of government of the people,by the people and for the people remains a mirage for most. Time for the next positive step.
A minority is able to manipulate democracy and freedom to their advantage. The slip between the cup and the lip plays out ad nauseam to the chagrin of the majority.
How often we blame the police for their tardiness in crime prevention, but never look at the part we also play but looking the other way.
This was sent to me today through my email, I claim no copyright to it, but felt that this would strike a chord with so many who mourn the sad loss of Common Sense... This is the story of his tragic demise...
The advent of socialism since its foundation in Europe has shown that there has been some increased awareness about other modes of living chiefly one that is not extravagant.