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GOP Could Use the Whiskey the Tea Party Drinks

gnance Wrote: Jan 07, 2013 7:17 AM
I've been involved with several movements and organizations since 2005, SaveOurState, Minutemen, and TEA (Taxed Enough Already) Party. All of these were formed by US citizens who wanted a venue to express the need for the USA to return to being the sovereign nation, with a republican form of government, as designed by the Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union, the current US Constitution, and the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo (modified by the Gadsden Treaty).

While many of our heroes have lost their gloss, Abraham Lincoln still shines brightly for many Americans because there is so much to learn from his life.

For example, in 1858 Abraham Lincoln was defeated in his race for the United States Senate by Stephen Douglas, making it Lincoln’s third electoral defeat in a row. As Lincoln emerged from the telegraph office into the rain-soaked street in Springfield, Illinois he lost his balance when his foot slipped on the slick boardwalk. Catching himself before he tumbled into the mud Lincoln muttered to under his breath, “A slip, but not a fall.”...