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A Decent Respect: Renewing the Spirit of '76
| July 4th, 2014
| Marvin J. Folkertsma
Posted on 07/03/2014 9:06:39 PM PDT by se99tp
July 4, 1776 gave birth to perhaps the most revolutionary political document in the history of civilization, submitted by men who proclaimed, with a firm reliance on the protection of divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our sacred Honor.
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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 1776; jefferson; washington
I was interested in this observation: "True, there is nothing comparable in America to the situation faced by the founders, who had to contend with the depredations of a relatively mild-mannered monarch, King George III. However, in some respects, our contemporary situation is worse because American government is immensely more powerful than what George Washington and company had to face."
posted on 07/03/2014 9:06:40 PM PDT
posted on 07/04/2014 5:09:50 AM PDT
by Linda Frances
(Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness.)
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