Freedom Cost Nothing
by Chazz Azz
Hello and welcome to another segment of Chazz radio. I call this one "Freedom Costs Nothing"
If your life is worth nothing , then freedom is worthless.
I will be frank with you: I have an underlying feeling of anger, regret, fear, guilt and a sense of urgency that not only needs to be listened to, but acted upon. This is no penny ante poker game, nor is it 5 cent black jack.
This is TheDeath Of America, if something isn't done and done soon.
You know as the 4th of July approached, I kept thinking about what I wanted to say in regards to our Independence Day. I couldn't come up with anything. I felt it but I couldn't say it. I had it but I couldn't find it and then it hit me today, just one night before the fourth.
All I had to do was go online, just like every other day and pay attention to the attitudes, the ignorance, the blindness, the stupidity and the disregard of almost everyone I came in contact with in regards to the simple truth, the simple reality that our freedom may become a past memory in the not too distant future.
I want you to ask yourself, what is the price of freedom?
The answer is simple: pain, suffering and sometimes death.
Then ask yourself: What does pain, suffering and sometimes death give me?
The answer is simple. Freedom.
I wanna be clear about something, I'm not trying to offend anyone. Should some of you be offended by what I say, that's too bad. You need to take a look at the way you view your freedom. More than likely, you're one of those who doesn't deserve the freedom you possess. Strong language isn't it? Provocative at the very least.
Well I have good reason for what I say.
Benjamin Franklin said any people that would give up liberty for a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Have you ever wondered what happened to the 56 men who signed the declaration of independence?
Twelve had their homes ransacked and burned. Two lost their sons in the revolutionary army and another had two sons captured.
Nine of the 56 fought and died from wounds or hardships of the revolutionary war.
They signed and pledged their lives, their fortunes, and their sacred honor.
These men were much like you and me: lawyers, inventors, farmers, home owners. Educated and successful businessmen, risking everything for freedom.
Give attention to this, among the national rights of the colonists are these: the right to life; to liberty; and to property, together with the right to support and defend them in the best manner they can.
The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time.
The liberties of our country, the freedom of our civil constitution, are worth defending at all watch and hazards.
Those who would deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
President Abraham Lincoln.
The American revolution was a beginning not a consummation.
President Woodrow Wilson
Our cause noble: is the cause of mankind.
President George Washington
This is not about republicans, democrats, liberals, conservatives, Bush or Obama. Not about homosexuals, blacks, whites or any other race or lifestyle that may fall in between. This is about the future of your freedom and you probably are not even aware of it.
If you think you are let's find out.
In the words of President Thomas Jefferson, he said my reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government. Many have died in the pursuit of freedom.
I ask you and I ask myself do you know anyone that died for your freedom today?
And as hard as it may be to take what President George Washington said, the thing that separates the American from every other person on earth is the fact that he is willing to die on his feet, rather than live on his knees.
You know I see a lot of people on their feet doing nothing to deserve freedom. You know like it's owed to them. I've been guilty of this myself.
Thomas Paine said this: those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue (now watch this) of supporting it.
We are not talking about "Child Support."
If you go back and you look at some of these quotations, you will notice something very interesting. I just noticed it as I was reading them. Do you see it? I'll tell you what it is. Most of these quotations had to do with the possibility of Government stepping outside its' bounds. Whether it be in size or practice. Now I'm not saying that government steps outside its' bounds always, but when it does it is to be restrained, controlled if you will.
Government is not the people, the people are the government and when the government does not represent the people, it is lawless and it is criminal.
You'll also notice the phrase "The American Revolution was a beginning not a consummation". A beginning and not a consummation of what? Freedom. Pure and simple. You can't have life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness without freedom at the foundations. That means freedom must be fought for and defended ongoing. Daily, hourly moment to moment, if need be. Guess what people? It needs to be fought for now.
I want to say one more thing about this and then we'll move on. Everything I've talked about up to this point was fought and died for with no freedom to start off with. These men fought and died with no guarantees, with nothing but hope and prayers. There was nobody coming in to rescue them. They weren't waiting for the Air Force to come in and save their "butts".
It's almost crazy, people walk around like they're expecting something that is owed to them. I will let you in on a secret: freedom is not owed to you and freedom can be taken from you at any moment and freedom is being taken from you as I speak. If that doesn't matter to you, well that's a pretty good indicator of where you're at, where you're going and what you deserve when you get there.
Let me give you a simple but perfect example.
If you are in your home tonight and someone walked in the front door as you were getting ready to eat with your family or by yourself and they said
"You can't eat with a fork anymore".
"You will eat with your fingers and you will wipe your mouth on your shirt." "Whatever you eat is your business."
"Have a nice night."
What would you think? Seriously would you feel violated or would you turn on the TV and carry on with your business thinking all is well? I hope you get the point. Because that's exactly what is happening to your rights and my rights and the rights of our children, as I speak. That's how it starts and that's how it will end. And the end is clear. Here it is.
You don't get to decide what is right for you any longer, when it comes to basic freedoms. You see it's the small basic freedoms that are attacked first. They are attacked first because they are the easiest ones to overlook and take for granted. Just the freedom to get in bed when you want and how you want, is a luxury if it's taken away from you.
You want a litmus test?
How many people told you today they are upset about their freedom being taken away?
There lies your answer.