"Nip the shoots of arbitrary power in the bud, is the only maxim which can ever preserve the liberties of any people. When the people give way, their deceivers, betrayers, and destroyers press upon them so fast, that there is no resisting afterwards. The nature of the encroachment upon the American constitution is such, as to grow every day more and more encroaching. Like a cancer, it eats faster and faster every hour. The revenue creates pensioners, and the pensioners urge for more revenue. The people grow less steady, spirited, and virtuous, the seekers more numerous and more corrupt, and every day increases the circles of their dependents and expectants, until virtue, integrity, public spirit, simplicity, and frugality, become the objects of ridicule and scorn, and vanity, luxury, foppery, selfishness, meanness, and downright venality swallow up the whole society." ~ John Adams
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I am a twenty-year old observer, explorer and discoverer. I make what little I have by making picture perfect pizzas at Papa John's Pizza in Danville, Kentucky. In my free time I like to write, both in columns and personal journals. I am hopeful that at some stage in my life I can end the use of my bodily pain to make money and use my brain - not only as a means of income, but as a means of furthering my community, loved-ones and the future.
I enjoy hoarding a mass of silver coins, eating fine vegan chocolate, spazzing out on over-caffeinated energy drinks and spending time with my girlfriend and pet hampster.
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