The American way of life that once looked at government as an entity which the people should avoid being parasitic to, and as an institution that should remain as small as possible, has gone completely to the wayside.
A profound example of how large the U.S. federal government has grown is the fact that the Department of Health and Human Services is set to spend over $1 trillion in 2016. That is just one agency out of hundreds.
Our once free society now labors to pay off big government.
In America today, it is those who cherish freedom who are labeled as dangerous.A study by the Department of Homeland Security has labeled “those who are reverent of individual liberty” as potential terrorists.
According to this Department of Defense manual, people concerned with “individual liberties, states’ rights, and how to make the world a better place” are potential extremists. .
Freedom is under siege in America.
Of course, the only way to turn this around and restore our liberties is to get motivated.
Here are 8 liberty quotes that will surely get you in the spirit to live free: