hearts and minds

August 6, 2006

Ten Letter Acronym that stands for Tyranny

Filed under: Bill of Rights,USAPATRIOT Law — Hearts & Minds @ 9:36 am

When the American revolution against King George began in earnest, and the founders of our republic signed a document declaring their intentions to fight the established government and to pledge their lives and their honor to that struggle, they were exercising and celebrating freedom. The legally constituted authority was denounced on July 4, 1776 as “an absolute tyranny” by the revolutionaries, but it did not see itself in that light. The British government proceeded to defend its own sovereign national interest, saw our founding fathers as a despicable terrorist cabal, and acted ruthlessly to restore law and order and its own authority, and protect its business and corporate interests.

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