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Declaration of Independence!

Submitted 7/3/13:

“When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.--That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, --That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness. Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security”.

These words are the bell of our founding principles as much as they are to their demise should we forget and fail to resuscitate them. I hope all who read this have a renewed sense of Patriotism this day and that we remember that the American Revolution was in fact a succession from tyranny.

Submitted to the Albany Democrat Herald in Albany, Oregon letter-to-the-editor.

I hope you all have the greatest 4th of July yet - peace and love.

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I know...

I just thought the submission to the local newspaper would get the people talking...

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All thanks to those that read this!

Love to all.

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