Re: Take it back or burn it down

by Susan Olsen

Fire upon it, my dear Marquis, and never spare a particle of my property so long as it affords a comfort or a shelter to the enemies of my country. – Virginia Governor Thomas Nelson, when asked by Marquis de Lafayette, who was commanding the artillery barrage of Yorktown in the American War of Independence, if he had a target to recommend. Nelson pointed to his own home, knowing it would probably be used as a headquarters by British General Cornwallis”

H/T Jim Rawles

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  • Tim from Nashua

    “Our lives? Our fortunes? Sacred honor?(What’s that?) Sounds extreme, and too high a price to pay.”——Today’s GOP Establishment

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