Samuel Adams

Samuel Adams Addresses Natural Rights

It is the greatest absurdity to suppose it in the power of one, or any number of men, at the entering into society, to renounce their essential natural rights, or the means of preserving those rights; when the grand end of civil government, from the very nature of its institution, is for the support, protection,…

The Common Sense of Thomas Paine on Government

“Society in every state is a blessing, but government even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one; for when we suffer, or are exposed to the same miseries By A Government, which we might expect in a country Without Government, our calamity is heightened by reflecting that…

Gadsden Flag

Sociopolitical Outcast, or Subscriber to an Emergent Philosophy?

Alan Sexton/Green Mountain Scribes     My positions on issues are often chastised and praised in equal measure by people holding various extreme left and right views. I sometimes wonder whether my sociopolitical philosophy makes me a societal and political outcast., or perhaps a subscriber to an emergent, mainstream sociopolitical philosophy.