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Mon Apr 2, 2018, 05:07 PM

3. ... nor can they be safe with them without information...

 

if a nation expects to be ignorant & free, in a state of civilisation, it expects what never was & never will be. the functionaries of every government have propensities to command at will the liberty & property of their constituents. there is no safe deposit for these but with the people themselves; nor can they be safe with them without information. where the press is free and every man able to read, all is safe.

Read more at http://www.patheos.com/blogs/warrenthrockmorton/2017/02/18/thomas-jefferson-importance-free-press-nottheenemy/#OzPgw244hIHC8kik.99

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