"Poland, as a government over local sovereigns, might not improperly be taken notice of. Nor could any proof more striking be given of the calamities flowing from such institutions. Equally unfit for self-government and self-defense, it has long been at the mercy of its powerful neighbors; who have lately had the mercy to disburden it of one third of its people and territories.” – James Madison, The Federalist No. 19 (1787)
“Might Makes Right” “Molon Labe” (Come and take it)
On March 27, 2017 an article by a US attorney appeared in Modern Diplomacy titled “President Trump Needs to Either Cancel, Repudiate or Renegotiate the US Debt.” It ends with an exhortation to President Trump to get on and “make America Great Again.”
“We cannot allow a beachhead of terrorism to form inside America”--First speech by Donald Trump to a joint session of Congress.
“What is Truth?--Pontius Pilate
“Eternal Vigilance is the Price of Freedom” --Thomas Jefferson “And at the end they go crazy” --Giambattista Vico