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…is sometimes all it takes… “So ask the travelled inhabitant of any nation, In what country on earth would you rather live?&—Certainly in my own, where are all my friends, my relations, and the earliest & sweetest affections and recollections of my life. Which would be your second choice? France.” ~Thomas Jefferson, *Autobiography*, 1821 —– […]

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A Fair Trial

Isn’t just a fundamental American right…it’s a cornerstone of American liberty, even in the worst cases… “I have reason to remember that fatal night.  The part I took in defense of Captn. Preston and the soldiers, produced me anxiety, and obloquy enough.  It was, however, one of the most gallant, generous, manly and disinterested actions […]

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Revolutionary

“If you imagine that I expect this Declaration, will ward off, Calamities from this Country, you are much mistaken.  A bloody Conflict We are destined to endure…If you imagine that I flatter myself, with Happiness and Halcyon days, after a Separation from Great Britain, you are mistaken again.  I don’t expect that our new Governments […]

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