1776DVD - 2002
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"For ten years, King George has diddled these Colonies...What in hell are they waiting for?!" By the way, esp to EuSei, our Founders were not that religious, and certainly not theocrats. This goes *double* for our first and greatest President, George Washington, who was almost certainly an atheist, just as many of us Americans have the good sense to be. For more on that point (of this nation's true founding principles, as well as the authentic quotes and sentiments that support them), you may want to do more and better research in that domain. For example, you might look at the Treaty of Tripoli, which specifically states that this nation was *not* founded on religious (esp not xtian) principles, that America is *not* a xtian nation, and then expand your research from there. You're Very Welcome. :)
John Adams: "I have come to the conclusion that one useless man is called a disgrace, 2 a law firm, and 3 or more become a congress!"
"and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, " sorry EuSei but the founding fathers would say that... this remains one of the best historical movies I have ever seen.
"That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness."
"The right to be free comes from nature." From... nature?! Excuse me? I can't imagine any of the Founders, who were deeply religious men, making this statement! "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their CREATOR [not nature!] with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."
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