Wednesday, July 04, 2007

Let Freedom Ring

"I have come to the conclusion that one useless man is called a disgrace;
that two are called a law firm, and that three or more become a Congress!
And by God, I have had this Congress! For ten years, King George and his Parliament have gulled,
cullied, and diddled these colonies with their illegal taxes! Stamp Acts, Townshend Acts, Sugar Acts,
Tea Acts! And when we dared stand up like men, they have stopped our trade, seized our ships,
blockaded our ports, burned our towns, and spilled our BLOOD! And still, this Congress refuses
to grant ANY of my proposals on independence, even so much as the courtesty of open debate!
Good God, what in hell are you waiting for?"

-John Adams


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