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In Defense of Liberty

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 prosperous—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.

Consider—if the men who signed the Declaration of Independence were present today, what ki

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Added: Jul-23-2009 
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  • I am a direct descendent of,

    "Benjamin Edes (October 14, 1732 %u2013 December 11, 1803) was a journalist and political agitator. He is best known, along with John Gill, as the publisher of the Boston Gazette, a newspaper which sparked and financed the Boston Tea Party and was influential during the Revolutionary War."
    "The coverage of the Boston Massacre aroused the Sons of Liberty to a fever pitch. Edes%u2019s home became the focal point of the next crisis, and it was here th More..

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  • Fascinating. Sons of Liberty, an excerpt from Wikipedia:

    "Groups identifying themselves as Sons of Liberty existed in almost every colony. The organization spread month by month after independent starts in several different colonies. August 1765 was celebrated as the founding of the group in Boston. While Samuel Adams was the organizer of the Boston group, this group had formerly existed as the Loyal Nine and there is no evidence it was originally a tool of radicals such as Adams and Oti More..

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  • ah we would have kicked ye ass,only we where fighting a war with the french,and you had mel gibson on your side.twenty british soldiers single handed,amazing,simply f...ing amazing?

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