Saturday, March 6, 2010

2nd Amendment Saturday

Another Saturday and ol' Tom has still to say on the subject,

"What country can preserve it's liberties if their rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance? Let them take arms, the remedy is to set them right as to facts, pardon & pacify them. What signify a few lives lost in a century or two? The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is nature's manure."

According to McCullough's history of our 2nd President this quote by our 3rd President did go over too well with his old friends to the north, John and Abigail...

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