Quote of the Week

…if Men are to be precluded from offering their Sentiments on a matter…reason is of no use to us; the freedom of Speech may be taken away, and dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep, to the Slaughter.
               – General George Washington
                 Commander in Chief of the Continental Army (1774-1783) and
                 First President of the United States
                 From a speech to the Officers of the Army at Newburgh, New York
                 March 15, 1783