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To: hope_dies_last
"Sometimes it is said that man cannot be trusted with the government of himself. Can he, then, be trusted with the government of others?"

Tom was the King of Irony, being a slaveowner and all.

Does't detract one bit from the value of what he said. He was one of the greatest writers of rhetoric in history. But it does detract significantly from the value I assign him as a person.

5 posted on 05/12/2011 12:06:25 PM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: Sherman Logan
Tom was the King of Irony, being a slaveowner and all.

Have you read this? The Bible, Slavery, and America's Founders

6 posted on 05/12/2011 12:26:59 PM PDT by loboinok (Gun control is hitting what you aim at!)
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