Experience:Actively encouraged others to research the Constitution, history, free markets, wars, money, etc., as well as encouraging others to support Dr. Paul during his campaign. I attended and voted in the caucus in my precinct, and volunteered for the county convention in 2008.I attended and voted in the county convention, as well spoke several times about abolishing various unconstitutional agencies, and legalizing activities that living, breathing, flesh and blood spiritual beings have inalienable rights to do, and volunteered for the district convention in 2008. I attended and voted in the district convention, and volunteered for the state convention, but was unable to attend in 2008.
I typed up pamphlets and distributed literature in my area during the campaign. I've got an AA in computer programming, as well as some experience in graphic design and web design. Interests:I am a rabid Iowa Hawkeyes fan of both football and basketball. I am also a Chicago Cubs fan. I enjoy researching anything computer related.
Books:I highly and urgently prompt you to get a hold of and read:Sic Itur Ad Astra, or if you can't get a copy of it, the Introduction to Volitional Science by Andrew J. Galambos. He is the first person to define the science of freedom.Discourse on Voluntary Servitude by ÉTIENNE DE LA BOÉTIEThe Law by Frédéric BastiatWalls in Our Minds by Martin J. "Red" BeckmanOil, Power, & Empire: Iraq and the U.S. Global Agenda by Larry EverestMovies:They LiveThe MatrixThe Day After
I also encourage you to watch "The Naked Truth" on YouTube, and anything related to Jordan Maxwell. Links:http://www.republicoflakotah.com/You Be The Judge And Jury - Indictment against the Federal ReserveQuotes:
Here are some of my favorite freedom and liberty-minded quotes.
"I am opposed to any individual taxes until we eliminate all of the unconstitutional agencies, and I suspect we wouldn't need a tax after that."- Michael Badnarik
"Throughout history, it has been the inaction of those who could have acted, the indifference of those who should have known better, the silence of the voice of justice when it mattered most; that has made it possible for evil to triumph."- Haile Selassie
"The bold effort the present bank had made to control the government ... are but premonitions of the fate that await the American people should they be deluded into a perpetuation of this institution or the establishment of another like it." "Gentlemen, I have had men watching you for a long time and I am convinced that you have used the funds of the bank to speculate in the breadstuffs of the country. When you won, you divided the profits amongst you, and when you lost, you charged it to the bank. You tell me that if I take the deposits from the bank and annul its charter, I shall ruin ten thousand families. That may be true, gentlemen, but that is your sin! Should I let you go on, you will ruin fifty thousand families, and that would be my sin! You are a den of vipers and thieves."- In 1836, President Andrew Jackson forced the closing of the Second Bank of the U.S. by revoking its charter
"If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks...will deprive the people of all property until their children wake-up homeless on the continent their fathers conquered.... The issuing power should be taken from the banks and restored to the people, to whom it properly belongs.""The modern theory of the perpetuation of debt has drenched the earth with blood, and crushed its inhabitants under burdens ever accumulating.""A democracy is nothing more than mob rule, where fifty-one percent of the people may take away the rights of the other forty-nine." "Advertisements contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper.""Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies.""Commerce with all nations, alliance with none, should be our motto.""Conquest is not in our principles. It is inconsistent with our government.""Delay is preferable to error.""Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.""Every citizen should be a soldier. This was the case with the Greeks and Romans, and must be that of every free state.""Every generation needs a new revolution.""Experience demands that man is the only animal which devours his own kind, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor.""Happiness is not being pained in body or troubled in mind.""He who knows nothing is closer to the truth than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.""History, in general, only informs us of what bad government is.""Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.""How much pain they have cost us, the evils which have never happened.""I abhor war and view it as the greatest scourge of mankind.""I am mortified to be told that, in the United States of America, the sale of a book can become a subject of inquiry, and of criminal inquiry too.""I cannot live without books.""I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office.""I have no fear that the result of our experiment will be that men may be trusted to govern themselves without a master.""I have sworn upon the alter of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.""I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be.""I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country.""I know of no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves; and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with a wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them but to inform their discretion.""I never will, by any word or act, bow to the shrine of intolerance or admit a right of inquiry into the religious opinions of others.""I own that I am not a friend to a very energetic government. It is always oppressive.""I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.""I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever.""I was bold in the pursuit of knowledge, never fearing to follow truth and reason to whatever results they led, and bearding every authority which stood in their way.""I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than those attending too small a degree of it.""If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.""If the present Congress errs in too much talking, how can it be otherwise in a body to which the people send one hundred and fifty lawyers, whose trade it is to question everything, yield nothing, and talk by the hour?""If there is one principle more deeply rooted in the mind of every American, it is that we should have nothing to do with conquest.""Ignorance is preferable to error, and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing than he who believes what is wrong.""In every country and every age, the priest had been hostile to Liberty.""In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.""It behooves every man who values liberty of conscience for himself, to resist invasions of it in the case of others: or their case may, by change of circumstances, become his own.""It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.""It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness.""It is our duty still to endeavor to avoid war; but if it shall actually take place, no matter by whom brought on, we must defend ourselves. If our house be on fire, without inquiring whether it was fired from within or without, we must try to extinguish it.""Leave no authority existing not responsible to the people.""Mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.""My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.""Never spend your money before you have earned it.""No duty the Executive had to perform was so trying as to put the right man in the right place.""No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms.""No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden.""Nothing is unchangeable but the inherent and unalienable rights of man.""One man with courage is a majority.""Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.""Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blind-folded fear.""Sometimes it is said that man cannot be trusted with the government of himself. Can he, then be trusted with the government of others? Or have we found angels in the form of kings to govern him? Let history answer this question.""That government is best which governs the least, because its people discipline themselves.""That government is the strongest of which every man feels himself a part.""The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave.""The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not."- Thomas Jefferson
"If ye love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude greater than the animating contest for freedom, go home from us in peace. We seek not your counsel, nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you; May your chains set lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen."
"It does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires in people's minds."- Samuel Adams"History records that the money changers have used every form of abuse, intrigue, deceit, and violent means possible to maintain their control over governments by controlling money and its issuance."- James Madison"The Government should create, issue, and circulate all the currency and credits needed to satisfy the spending power of the Government and the buying power of consumers. By the adoption of these principles, the taxpayers will be saved immense sums of interest. Money will cease to be master and become the servant of humanity."- Abraham Lincoln
"The sun never shined on a cause of greater worth"
"We have it in our power to begin the world over again."
"The strength and power of despotism consists wholly in the fear of resistance."
"Reason obeys itself; and ignorance submits to whatever is dictated to it."
"If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace." - Thomas Paine
"When, then, does plunder stop? It stops when it becomes more painful and more dangerous than labor."- Frédéric Bastiat "Place on one side fifty thousand armed men, and on the other the same number; let them join in battle, one side fighting to retain its liberty, the other to take it away; to which would you, at a guess, promise victory? Which men do you think would march more gallantly to combat — those who anticipate as a reward for their suffering the maintenance of their freedom, or those who cannot expect any other prize for the blows exchanged than the enslavement of others?"- Étienne De La Boétie