And what country can preserve its liberties if their rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance? Let them take arms. The remedy is to set them right as to facts, pardon and pacify them. What signify a few lives lost in a century or two? The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
Saturday, January 15, 2011
A large and very active sunspot is now rotating around the corner of the sun to our side. It is now visible from Earth based monitoring devices, as seen below. While on the other side, it has produced several large eruptions, as you can see here.