[lbo-talk] Memorial Day

Carrol Cox cbcox at ilstu.edu
Tue May 29 09:23:18 PDT 2007

andie nachgeborenen wrote:

I rather expect those as do approve it
> in any serious way are not yakking about it here.

John Adams (from memory), after overhearing a tavern conversation in which a farmer said, "Rebel!" "I was disgusted at his saying Rebel; I would MEET rebellion when the king began it. against the principles of the constitution" (said constitution, in 1775, being _mostly_ a figment of JA's imaginative reading of Coke.


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