Some thought-provoking quotations explaining how constitutional rights are destroyed.
“To announce that there must be no criticism of the president, or that we are to stand by the president, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.” –President Theodore Roosevelt.”
“The country has to awaken every now and then to the fact that the people are responsible for the government they get. And when they elect a man to the presidency who doesn’t take care of the job, they’ve got nobody to blame but themselves.” — President Harry S. Truman
“You cannot be a great leader unless the people are great.” — Eleanor Roosevelt
“What we need in the United States is not division; what we need in the United States is not hatred; what we need in the United States is not violence and lawlessness; but is love and wisdom and compassion toward one another, and a feeling of justice toward those who still suffer within our country, whether they be white or whether they be black.” — Robert F. Kennedy
“Now the people that would use us and destroy us first divide us…” –President Lyndon B. Johnson
“No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.” — Edmund Burke
“For too long, we’ve been blind to the way pas injustices continue to shape the present.” — President Barak Obama