November 27, 2012 by Thomas Hauber
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 by 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. — Thomas Paine, December 23, 1776
When in the course of human events it becomes necessary for a beleaguered and downtrodden citizenry to dissolve political parties that have bound the Republic to inaction and stagnation and enslaved it to forces destructive of just ends: it is the right and solemn duty of men and women to realign and reform said parties and reclaim from them those righteous powers derived from the consent of the governed. Let us first waffle, but never fail to Crow !!