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Know Much, Do Little

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL There are so many bad things we can do to hurt America – but the saddest, and perhaps baddest of...

The Liberty Song

Background of the American Revolution Following the Massachusetts Legislature’s refusal to rescind a circular letter written by James Otis, John Dickenson, along with Arthur Lee,...

Christian Freemen — John Dickinson

Let us consider ourselves as MEN — FREEMEN — CHRISTIAN FREEMEN — separated from the rest of the world, and firmly bound together by the same rights, interests and dangers. Let these keep our attention inflexibly fixed on the GREAT OBJECTS, which we must CONTINUALLY REGARD, in order to preserve those rights, to promote those interests, and to avert those dangers. ... The belief of these truths, I verily think, my countrymen, is indispensably necessary to your happiness. - American Founder, John Dickinson

Contemptable Naked Capitalists — John Dickinson

Yet how many are there, so weak and sordid as to think they perform all the offices of life, if they earnestly endeavor to increase their own wealth, power, and credit, without the least regard for the society, under the protection of which they live; who, if they can make an immediate profit to themselves, by lending their assistance to those, whose projects plainly tend to the injury of their country, rejoice in their dexterity, and believe themselves entitled to the character of able politicians. Miserable men! -- John Dickinson, 1767

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