Life comes down to what do you want to put into it and the same applies to liberty and your government. If you don't like your government, CHANGE it. Get out the vote, educate your fellow citizens, nominate folks that will honestly and fairly represent your positions. Participate, why aren't YOU running for these offices and positions? Hold the elected responsible for their votes, non-votes and actions.
Remember that line ' we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor' ?
The founders of our nation were determined to protect each other and their beliefs, at ANY cost.
What will you do? Freeman or slave, the choice is YOURS.
On the turning away From the pale and downtrodden And the words they say Which we won't understand "Don't accept that what's happening Is just a case of others' suffering Or you'll find that you're joining in The turning away"
It's a sin that somehow Light is changing to shadow And casting its shroud Over all we have known Unaware how the ranks have grown Driven on by a heart of stone We could find that we're all alone In the dream of the proud
On the wings of the night As the daytime is stirring Where the speechless unite In a silent accord Using words you will find are strange Mesmerised as they light the flame Feel the new wind of change On the wings of the night
No more turning away From the weak and the weary No more turning away From the coldness inside Just a world that we all must share It's not enough just to stand and stare Is it only a dream that there'll be No more turning away?