Kansas Progress Institute

Ad Astra Per Aspera ~ To the Stars Through Difficulties

Celebrating the Fourth

Posted on July 5, 2016

By C. Joshua Shepard

The 4th of July is a good time to remind people the only way we can really defend our liberties—a method the ACLU figured out long ago. First you find the most hated and disagreeable sonovabitch on the planet. Then you make sure his rights are absolutely secure. Now keep repeating for the worst remaining SOB. If their rights are all secure, then for damn sure so are yours.  This is the flip side of Martin Niemöller’s “First they came for the Socialists…”

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