Samuel AdamsSamuel Adams, (1722-1803), was known as the "Father of the American Revolution."

Samuel Adams Quote

ā€œDriven from every other corner of the earth, freedom of thought and the right of private judgment in matters of conscience, direct their course to this happy country as their last asylum.ā€

Samuel AdamsSamuel Adams
~ Samuel Adams

Speech, 1 August 1776

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Anonymous
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Anonymous    7/20/06

That last asylum is now New Hampsire. Join us! www.freestateproject.com

Ruth
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Ruth    10/12/06

Too true!

jc, mineapolis

its not cool

Mike, Norwalk

By criminal conversion, the last asylum of freedom loving We The People has been driven to hiding. The occupying statist theocracy now infesting this land has, with its government schools of propaganda and missionary media, obscured any thoughts of freedom. Such statist Amerika has replaced private judgment with a nanny police state. This once happy country is now a nation of continual war and rumors of war. That land where matters of conscience were held sacrosanct, is now mandating religious sacraments and doctrines. Liberty has been replaced with compelled compliance, license, victimless crimes, larceny with impunity (funny money, income / property / life taxes) and non-recognition of inalienable rights.

jim k, Austin, Tx

jc, I can cut you a little slack seeing as you live in a state that elected Al Franken to the senate.

jim k, Austin, Tx

Mike, Norwalk, summed it up well as he most often does.

J Carlton, Calgary

Amen that, Mike. For those with the eyes to see....

Ken, Spokane

Why aren't we protecting our freedom instead of letting the government take away more and more everyday?

watchman 13, USA

jc, this is as cool as it gets. Where are you from ? Are you poor and need help. No pun intended. As for those that wish to give away what we have through emigrational overthrow of our nation, the tearing down of our back bone of wayfairing persons , personally told to me in direct conversation ( we are coming after you ) as a whole. Upright people become a prey in their own nation. To our guard in what ever position they hold, take a stand for your children and stand upon our tree of liberty the U. S. Constitution and the Rock upon which the Republic rest. I'll vote for Mike, Norwalk and Ron Paul .
The A Team is alive and watching.

E Archer, NYC

Mike nails it. The inmates are running the asylum! ;-) I will say though that never in the history of the world are so many now paying attention to the 'man behind the curtain.' It will not be long until the obfuscations of the left and the right and their many attempted distractions will no longer fool most of the people most of the time. It is not enough that America wakes up -- it is global now. It will take time, but it is happening. Too many people want to be free to pursue a life of self-determination, and frankly, people in general do not need to be compelled to care about one another. While the State claims credit for 'order' it can't really do anything but intimidate to accomplish its goals, and it cannot reach into a man's heart and conscience. Conscience is indeed the foundation of society -- and when the individual is well informed, the most we can count on is that he/she will act in accordance with it -- as imperfect as we may be, I believe this is well enough.

Cal, Lewisville, TX

Too true Mike.

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