Samuel Adams On The GOP And Us

The Camp Of The Saints

Patriot, Leader, Statesman, first on the list to be hanged by the British, it turns out that Samuel Adams was also a seer who could see into the future…

In a letter to James Warren on 25 March 1771, he wrote of the GOP and Conservative Establishments thusly [re-paragraphing mine]:

If the People are at present hushed into Silence, is it not a sort of sullen Silence, which is far from indicating your Conclusion, that the glorious Spirit of Liberty is vanquished and left without hope but in miracles.

Sam-Adams-Ext-p10It is the Effect of a mistaken Prudence, which springs from Indolence or Cowardice or Hypocricy or I know not what, in those who should point out to them the constitutional Methods of Opposition to arbitrary Power. Too many are afraid to appear for the publick Liberty, and would fain flatter themselves that their Pusillanimity is true Prudence.

For the sake…

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