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Originally posted by projectvxn
Don't forget that "digg" button on the front page people. Digg.com is a good way to get exposure. Facebook it.
And remember there is a Facebook page now and an online petition.
[edit on 2-6-2009 by projectvxn]
Originally posted by projectvxn
reply to post by TheLoony
The petition for those that haven't seen it.
When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. — That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, — That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness. Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. But 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. — Such has been the patient sufferance of these Colonies; and such is now the necessity which constrains them to alter their former Systems of Government. The history of the present King of Great Britain is a history of repeated injuries and usurpations, all having in direct object the establishment of an absolute Tyranny over these States. To prove this, let Facts be submitted to a candid world.
Originally posted by Wolf321
Star & Flag!
Since October of 2008 I have been working on a modern day Re Declaration of Independence. I have had various incarnations but what you have produced is the best representation of what I have been trying to pen. You managed to do it so eloquently and without being drawn out such that anyone could stay focused and see quite clearly the reasons, quite efficiently expressed, as to why Americans are obligated to re declare their independence.
As far as your concern over your lack of citizenship, I say what you have done in writing this makes you more of a citizen of what the flag represents than most born into such a blessing, or those tasked with leading the nation.