The date is December 16, 1773. A ship has just entered Boston Harbor. In its hold it carries the chains of a foreign government. American colonists, increasingly rebellious under the weight of British oppression, board this ship and as a symbol of defiance seize these chains and throw them overboard. This event has come to be known as the Boston Tea Party.
More than 200 years have passed since the sons and daughters of liberty fought to cast off the yoke of British oppression. In those 200 years America has become powerful and prosperousâ€”but also, her memory has grown dim. Whether one considers the bailouts and regulations which began under Republican office, or the massive, debt-ridden state programs now being pursued by the Democrats, the same fact is evident: America has lost her way.
Considerâ€”if the men who signed the Declaration of Independence were present today, what ki
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