[funsec] What Happened to The 56 Men Who Signed the DeclarationofIndependence ?

Drsolly drsollyp at drsolly.com
Mon Jul 9 09:07:03 CDT 2007


On Mon, 9 Jul 2007, Larry Seltzer wrote:

> >>Wow....less than 30 years earlier than the US - with a LOT more
> experience in such matters. Guess Solly's adopted home isn't so
> benevolent after all.... 
> 
> I could take issue with the Doctor's characterization of relative
> freedoms in the US and UK (which included all of Ireland until this past
> century), but all countries have things in their past to be ashamed of.
> Looking over history with a broad perspective, the US and UK are both
> beacons of freedom, and our own traditions for civil liberties come
> entirely from the founding fathers' perception of themselves as
> Englishmen and their love of the freedoms of Englishmen. This is a
> stupid thing to argue over.
 
Very true.



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