"I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery."
by:
Thomas Jefferson
(1743-1826), US Founding Father, drafted the Declaration of Independence, 3rd US President
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Me too.
 -- J Carlton, Calgary     
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    From Jefferson to Obama, what a slide into the pits.
     -- jim k, Austin, Tx     
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    Life without liberty is like a body without spirit.
    Khalil Gibran
     -- Fadua Mohana, Danbury     
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    George Washington clearly and truly lived by that statement.
     -- Mary - MI     
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    Our greatest president.
     -- Cal, Lewisville, TX     
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    HA! This from a slave-owner...
     -- Matthew, Peoples Republik of Kalifornia     
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    Matthew, half the planet's wealthy people had slaves at the time and it still goes on today. Can you not get your head around the FACT that slavery was an English legacy and that the Founders were moving away from it? Why don't you just come right out and trash ALL of the principles that the nation was founded upon and get it over with?
     -- J Carlton, Calgary     
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    Who here prefers the dangerous freedom of living; non-compliant to compelled compliance, free without license, without modifying actions due to victimless crimes, a life without paying larceny demands or with inalienable rights intact, over slavery ? ? ?
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    No peace without Liberty.
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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    Matthew wouldn't be aware that Jefferson tried to have slavery outlawed in our original constitution.

    I expect Matthew would want the Jefferson Memorial removed. Washington Monument also since Washington had slaves and then rename the nations capitol. What a simple minded response from him.
     -- J. Allen, Arlington, Va     
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