Skip to comments.CAPís Capitalist Revolt Spreads
Posted on 05/01/2019 2:35:45 PM PDT by Twotone
The Citizens Alliance of Pennsylvania (CAP), the leader in a capitalist revolt in Pennsylvania, is now spreading its message beyond the states borders. And it has gained a receptive audience. That audience gathered a few days ago for a conference held in a place that could not be more symbolic of CAPs efforts Carpenters Hall in Philadelphia.
Recall the historic significance of Carpenters Hall.
The year: 1774.
The event: What would become known to history as the First Continental Congress.
The delegates: Representatives from 12 of the 13 British colonies all except Georgia. Among them were names that would become famous in the unfolding events: John Adams, his fire-breathing cousin Sam Adams, John Jay, Patrick Henry and George Washington.
The First Continental Congress had been convened to protest the Intolerable Acts that had been passed by the British Parliament as punishment for Massachusetts and its defiance of the tea tax. A defiance that included the Boston Tea Party, with rebellious colonists dressed as Indians and boarding British ships to toss their cargo of tea into Boston Harbor.
The main accomplishment of the First Congress was an agreement by the colonies to band together to boycott all British goods and to set a date for a Second Continental Congress the following year. There was also a Petition to the King to repeal the Intolerable Acts a petition the King ignored. The rest, as they say, became serious history. With the First Continental Congress marked as the beginning of what would eventually become the United States of America the Declaration of Independence was declared two years later just up the street from Carpenters Hall in the Pennsylvania State House Independence Hall.
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War is coming
We certainly cannot go on as we are!
The Tree of Liberty needs watering.
I DO NOT see us continuing as this for long!!
how can I find the name of the former congressman from Ohio who stood with CAP?
I would think they’d have a website & contact info. I haven’t gone to look myself.
You will be saying that right up until they say “go in here for your shower!” All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.
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