John Peter Altgeld Quote

“Freedom of thought and freedom of speech in our great institutions are absolutely necessary for the preservation of our country. The moment either is restricted, liberty begins to wither and die...”

~ John Peter Altgeld


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PRAY, USA    7/7/06

Our Religious Freedom of speech is under attack. SAD. America needs to get Back to God. He is HOPE for America.

lynn, mount vernon, wa

We are on a scary path if the silent majority doesn't stand up and speak out!

Mike, Norwalk

The occupying statist theocracy infesting this land, along with its patrons of the macabre. liberty is a scarce commodity unrecognizable or desired by too many.

Ronw13, OR

Freedom of thought and freedom of speech, construed to promote Nadiyb liberality would be more to point of Altgeld's defined liberty. As he, Altgeld was well defined as a socialist promoting communism. Hence his support of the "progressive" socialist party movement out of Chicago. 


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