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5 years 26 weeks ago, 7:52 AM

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Do we mean the American war? The Revolution was effected before the war commenced. The Revolution was in the minds and hearts of the people; a change in their religious sentiments, of their duties and obligations... This radical change in the principles, opinions, sentiments, and affections of the people was the real American Revolution."

--John Adams, letter to H. Niles, 13 February 1818

5 years 26 weeks ago, 8:35 AM

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GEO societies were developed with a different attitude toward governance. And the eventual suppression of flaming arrows.

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5 years 26 weeks ago, 9:58 AM

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american revolution

By the definition provided in the origins of this post, it could be argued the last elections were an american revolution...

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5 years 26 weeks ago, 10:17 AM

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but I suspect (and really hope) the next one will be even more revolutionary

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5 years 26 weeks ago, 12:03 PM

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the revolution

there will never be another revolution until we become united under GOD! thats why it says one nation under GOD.

5 years 26 weeks ago, 12:59 PM

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mcliberty does God

include Islam and their koran/quoran that wants us Infidels dead if we don't convert?

5 years 26 weeks ago, 2:12 PM

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2nd try; It sounds like Adams has summed up the evolution of a movement. Methinks I'll investigate that.

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5 years 24 weeks ago, 2:49 PM

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what was in the hearts and minds of many Americans, they'd hire body doubles like S. Hussein did

"I have always been a soldier. I have known no other life. The calling of arms, I have followed from boyhood. I have never sought another." From The Virtues of War, by Steven Pressfield.
5 years 24 weeks ago, 4:26 PM

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I agree Runaway...

I wouldn't even feel bad if they got taken out...that's an honest opinion. But I guess that's how a lot of people felt when Bush was in office. We are screwed for the immediate future! Maybe more than just immediate.

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5 years 24 weeks ago, 4:35 PM

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as miserable as i can. i am not gonna threaten to leave like them lyin hollywood fags did when Mr. bush was elected. ONE COUNTRY, INDIVISABLE, WITH LEBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR ALL

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