The Founders Warned Us About Some One Some Time...Could Be Right About Now.

"The disorders and miseries which result gradually incline the minds of men to seek security and repose in the absolute power of an individual; and sooner or later the chief of some prevailing faction, more able or more fortunate than his competitors, turns this disposition to the purposes of his own elevation on the ruins of public liberty.
It serves always to distract the public councils and feeble the public administration. It agitates the community with ill founded jealousies and false alarms, kindles the animosity of one part against another, foments occasionally riot and insurrection. It opens the door to foreign influence and corruption, which find a facilitated access to the government itself through the channels of party passions.
It is important, likewise, that the habits of thinking in a free country should inspire caution in those entrusted with its administration to confine themselves with in their respective constitutional spheres, avoiding in the exercise of the powers of one department to encroach upon another. The spirit of encroachment tends to consolidate the powers of all departments in one and thus to create, whatever the form of government, a real despotism.
If in the opinion of the people the distribution or modification of the constitutional powers be in any particular wrong, let it be corrected by an amendment in the way which the Constitution designates. But let there be no change by usurpation; for though this, in one instance, may be the instrument of good, it is the customary weapon by which free governments are destroyed."

George Washington’s Farewell Address


FLAHR in, the name of a gold coin first made in Florence in the 1200's. The name comes from the Latin word for flower. The florin bore the imprint of a lily on one side, and the figure of Saint John the Baptist on the other side. The first English florin was issued as a six-shilling gold coin in the reign of Edward III (1327-1377). A Silver English florin worth two shillings was first coined in 1849.
[The World Book Encyclopedia]
A USA Silver ten cent coin, bore the imprint of a lily on one side, and the figure of Franklin D. Roosevelt (USA Pres. 1933-1945) on the other side (Dime).

Feb 18, 2009

Texas- Mexico Crossing Bridges Under Seize. Texas Enacts Special Alert

Texas reacts with precautions, to protesters blocking crossing bridges, pedestrian and auto traffic on the Mexican side of the border. Not knowing if the protesters would spill over into the Texas side of the border.
What intent, deemed immediate cause for the Texas Special Alert to be enacted.
It is uncertain as to the protesters cause- for the action to close the bridges.
Some protester questioned, replied, the Mexican Army's presence in their communities have escalated trouble from the Drug Cartels.
Some people, replied, the Drug Cartels have paid Mexican People to protest the Mexican Army's presence in the communities, with Drug Cartels heavy control.
In the past month; Monterrey was the scene of protest, believed to be organized by the Drug Cartels, according to Mexican Government and Army Officials.
It is becoming more and more apparent of the Mexican Governments' woes, financial and drug under world, maybe collectively bringing down, possibly, the collapse of the Mexican Government.
The Texas Legislature has already convened sessions kicking around the idea of what to do, if there is a mass immigration from south of the border due to the collapse of Mexico's economy.
What to do if the Drug Cartels violence spills over into the Texas side of the border; MORE than has already-Read about it from reports of the Texas towns that border Mexico, such as Laredo, Texas.
Now, the Big question. Does Texas have the right to defend itself???
The Federal Governments' duty of border protection takes precedence.
What will happen if Texas takes mensurable defensiveness action, without U.S. Governmental approval???????
Do the several bordering States have the right to protect themselves??????

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