Is Rick Perry The George W. Bush of 2012?

Sep 26, 11 Is Rick Perry The George W. Bush of 2012?

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From his trademark Texas swagger to his unmistakable southern drawl, current Republican frontrunner Rick Perry is making waves in the polls and in the press. Over the past weeks Perry has garnered media attention for a variety of reasons, the most entertaining of which has been his portrayal as a George W. Bush clone.

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Thomas Lynch Jr., America Stands Now Indebted To Her General

Sep 04, 11 Thomas Lynch Jr., America Stands Now Indebted To Her General

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Thomas Lynch Jr. said, "I have a Letter from undoubted Authority that assures me that the destruction of the Parliamentary Army in America will certainly produce Peace and by another that the seizing Quebec will produce the same Effect. I have no doubt America stands now indebted to her General for the One and will before the Return of Spring for the other."

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George Wythe, It May Be Necessary For Our Justification

Aug 24, 11 George Wythe, It May Be Necessary For Our Justification

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George Wythe said, "Congress has resolved, that a just Account of the Hostilities committed by the ministerial Army and Navy, in America, since the month of March last, be collected, with proper Evidence of the Facts. ... It may be necessary for our Justification, in the Judgment of the People of Great Britain, and foreign Nations."

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Oliver Wolcott, A Revolution In Government Is About To Take Effect

Aug 19, 11 Oliver Wolcott, A Revolution In Government Is About To Take Effect

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Oliver Wolcott said, "A Revolution in Gover[n]ment ... is about to take Effect. May God grant a happy Establishment of it, and secuerety to the Rights of the People. If this Recommendation takes effect which undouptedly it will, There will be an instance Real not implyed or Ideal of a Goverment founded in Compacet Express and Clear Made in its Principles by the People at large."

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Danbury Baptist Association to Thomas Jefferson, Separation of Church and State

Aug 04, 11 Danbury Baptist Association to Thomas Jefferson, Separation of Church and State

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The Danbury Baptist Association wrote this letter to Thomas Jefferson. Jefferson's reply is where the phrase Separation of Church and State comes from. The Danbury Baptist Association said, "The legitimate power of civil government extends no further than to punish the man who works ill to his neighbor."

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