Has the American Revolution’s rationale lost its force?

posted by
July 4, 2011
Independent Institute
by Robert Higgs  
Posted in Commentary

"To repeat, our ancestors declared that '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.' Do the Americans of today deny that they also possess this right and this duty?" (07/03/11)


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