Punisher & Sufferer…

“War is as much a punishment to the punisher as it is to the sufferer.” Thomas Jefferson (1743 to 1826) Thomas Jefferson was a draftsman of the Declaration of Independence of the United States and the nation’s first secretary of state (1789-94) and second vice president (1797-1801) and, as the third president (1801-09), the statesman… Read More

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The Abolition of War…

“My views and feelings (are) in favor of the abolition of war – and I hope it is practicable, by improving the mind and morals of society, to lessen the disposition to war; but of its abolition I despair.” Thomas Jefferson (1743 to 1826) A draftsman of the U.S. Declaration of Independence; he was the… Read More

Liberty, Blood & Patriots…

“The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots.” Thomas Jefferson (1743 to 1826) A draftsman of the U.S. Declaration of Independence; he was the nation’s first secretary of state (1789-94); second vice president (1797-1801); and, as the third president (1801-09), the statesman responsible for the Louisiana Purchase.… Read More