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Freedom requires risk to endure
Washington Examiner [DC], by Editorial

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Posted By:StormCnter, 7/6/2014 5:01:40 AM

By the time the Continental Congress declared independence in 1776, the British government had done quite a bit to provoke it. Colonists had been resisting Parliament´s authority for almost a decade. But many American patriots wanted to remain loyal to King George III right up until the American Prohibitory Act of December 1775. The king not only brushed aside the colonists´ legitimate grievances but declared them to be in rebellion and cast them outside royal protection. The act authorized a war against them — a naval blockade of their ports and the hiring of foreign mercenaries to suppress their rebellion.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: chumley, 7/6/2014 6:12:17 AM     (No. 9912506)

The author comes close to an issue that is coming up more and more lately. We even see it here; that of armchair commandos screeching about all the lazy people sitting on their keesters doing nothing. Ok, but before I pledge my life, my fortune and my sacred honor on something, I have a few questions. Where are the leaders? Not the rabble rousers, but the real leaders with a vision and a plan. What is that plan? What is the vision? Will I die for a real cause with a chance of success, or will I die as so many have in so many wars before me, for nothing?
Answer these questions to my satisfaction and I will assst you. Just whine about complacnt Americans and I will ridicule you, as you have risked nothing but expect me to risk all.

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