>>Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death! <<
And what do we have today to speak for us - a bunch of mealy-mouthed sycophants that only wish to be liked. God will surely punish us for squandering the precious gift of liberty that He gave us.
He is already doing it.