These words are even more appropriate now than in 2008:
"In the final analysis," I wrote in my new book The Revolution: A Manifesto,
"the last line of defense in support of freedom and the Constitution
consists of the people themselves. If the people want to be free, if
they want to lift themselves out from underneath a state apparatus that
threatens their liberties, squanders their resources on needless wars,
destroys the value of their dollar, and spews forth endless propaganda
about how indispensable it is and how lost we would all be without it,
there is no force that can stop them."
Our time has come to act on these words.
future generations look back on our work and say that these were men
and women who, in a moment of great crisis, stood up to their
politicians, the opinion-makers, and the establishment, and saved their