Hiram Mann. a New York City attorney who died at age 83 in 1955, had these lines published in the Wall Street Journal in 1947:
No man escapes
When freedom fails,
The best men rot in filthy jails;
And they who cried: “Appease, Appease!”
Are hanged by men they tried to please.
All are welcome with the spirit of constructive criticism to comment on the Contact page of this web site.
"Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
Wake Up Elbert!
My name is Dan Mason. I started this web site to be more involved in community issues and to make a positive contribution to my community, state and country. I have been an Elbert County resident since 2001 and a Coloradan since 1985. I am a retired airline pilot and interested in issues such as education, 2nd Amendment, freedom, liberty and anything relating to them. My wife and I home schooled our son.
Politically I am independent and non-partisan. I am spiritually Christian in my beliefs.
As a long time freedom lover and educational enthusiast, I strive to help restore the ideals that this country was founded upon. Join me!
Isaiah 5:13(NKJV) "Therefore my people have gone into captivity, Because they have no knowledge; Their honorable men are famished, And their multitude dried up with thirst."
"We have staked the future ... upon the capacity of each of us to govern ourselves by the Ten Commandments." James Madison.