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Thursday, June 13, 2019

I posted last week on having a positive outlook at our current world so now, for the flip side. I have often wondered if we as a people really appreciate what our founders went through.


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In 1776 our forefathers and sisters had to come to grips with actually taking a stand, possibly shooting their neighbors, culling the loyalists and shoring up their circles of trust. This stand was a choice between life and death for not only themselves but for their families as well. The British Crown did not become the masters of an Empire Upon Which the Sun Never Set by being flexible, accommodating and accepting and executing without question anything other than the dictates of their monarchy.

Fast forward to now and the sun indeed sets on the remnants of that empire (as it does of colonial Spain).


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I would go with "spiraling". Or maybe "death-plunge".

#1 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2019-06-13 11:07 AM | Reply

Hell yeah we are ... enjoy the ride, be in the moment because it won't last long...

#2 | Posted by AndreaMackris at 2019-06-13 11:19 AM | Reply

Y'all do realize that if these old white guys had of lost, the penalty of treason in England was to be hung, drawn and quartered. Maybe James II had reduced the penalty to simple hanging, But even Elizabeth I had to send a letter of clemency to prevent that penalty being exercised.

#3 | Posted by docnjo at 2019-06-13 12:13 PM | Reply

"Your revolution is over, Mr. Lebowski. Condolences. The bums lost. My advice is to do what your parents did; get a job, sir. The bums will always lose. Do you hear me, Lebowski?"

#4 | Posted by SheepleSchism at 2019-06-13 12:19 PM | Reply

We? No.

The right? Yes.

#5 | Posted by jpw at 2019-06-13 03:54 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

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