We can’t fight for their freedom

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“These are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly. Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods; and it would be strange indeed, if so celestial an article as Freedom should not be highly rated.”

— Thomas Paine
(1737-1809) US Founding father, pamphleteer, author December 19, 1776

[Thomas Paine might have suggested that we are fools to bankrupt ourselves and kill our best, for a culture of death that is incapable of helping itself. – Jim Roach]

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