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On Conservative Radicalism
American Thinker, by William Sullivan

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 4/14/2014 9:46:42 AM

“What will he do, now that the war is won?” King George III asked the American painter Benjamin West. “Oh,” West replied, “they say he will return to his farm.” “If he does that,” the king said, “he will be the greatest man in the world.” Of course, the British sovereign spoke of George Washington and, as historian H.W. Crocker III reminds us in Don’t Tread on Me: A 400-Year History of America at War, From Indian Fighting to Terrorist Hunting, returning to his farm is “precisely what Washington did.” The crux of the king’s comment is that it would take extraordinary restraint to

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: TulsaTowner, 4/14/2014 10:58:13 AM     (No. 9810084)

A very nice article. We can only hope that conservative radicals can have some measure of success in beating back the behemoth federal government.

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