Skip to comments.This Day in History: The Stamp Act is Passed!
Posted on 03/22/2010 8:00:32 AM PDT by McBuff
George Santayana said that those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeating history. Today marks the 245 anniversary of the passing of The Stamp Act. It was repealed one year later, however the spark of the American Revolution was ignited. In this most timely hour, let us learn from our history, let us learn from the ways of the sons of liberty, let us be heartened by their example. A spark has been ignited and a new revolution is underway!
My oldest son has spent the last few weeks studying the American Revolution, it is very new and raw in our house. You have a great point. This is the begining of the end of liberalism. They just dont know it yet. Thumbs up. Lets Roll.
What irony. The Stamp Act, huh? Just wow.
That is sweet and ironic. Next up, Tea party in November. The original one happened in December 1773 but we’ll start ours a little early...
Liberalism has been exposed as a type of totalitarian system. They forced this bill through in spite of the opinions of the American people and even a big group of their own Democrats.
It would be a great irony if the courts end up striking this down. Since the left loves to impose their policies through the courts to avoid the political process, it would be ironic if those same courts strike down something they are so proud of doing through the legislative process.
Wow. Tell me others got goosebumps reading that...how ironic. Or predictive.
We are in a Fourth Turning.
Next up: Shamnesty II and Cap-n-Tax, that will have bi-partisan support from RINOs like Juan McQueeg and Nancy Grahamnesty.
BHO, Jr. says:
"You, Mr. Congressman, ....I know that if you vote for this, you'll probably lose in 2010." "But why do you care? Here's what I am going to do for you, just for giving me this vote and saving my Presidency."
(1) Millions from the discretionary "Stimulus Fund" are put into your campaign. That, my friends, was what it is really for. Unspent campaign funds are ... well ... yours! Ask Ralph Nader. Ask Pat Buchanan. Ask John Kerry. Ask Al Gore. All of'em campaign fund millionaires, and it's legal!
(2) JOBSJOBSJOBS! Ambassadorships. Federal Posts. Big Titles at NGO's, Foundations, Institutes, Universities. All within the gift of the Democrats to each other. From me, to you. Just for one vote.
(3) Win, lose, or draw. I, The Obama, am de facto President until 2012. The economy, if present trends continue, is in the Crapper for at LEAST 5 years after that ... maybe longer! (Deal wit it.) Those almost no-show, high-pay, jobs jobs jobs, are the best insurance there is. No Depression for my followers! Convert to Civil Service ... you can never be removed! Meantime, I am legalizing millions and millions of new voters ... you'll be back in no time!
(4) Earmarks. I promise. You're going to see more earmarks than on a herd of Mexican cattle. I am going to pay you, Mr. Congressman, so you can pay off your friends back home in the district. Remember, I have TRILLIONS!
"The Republicans?" you ask? "All they want is a few more seats so they can get in on the swag." Business (Compromise with the President and the Democrats) as usual.
Maybe we should dump some band-aids into Boston Harbor.
Win, lose, or draw. I, The Obama, am de facto President until 2012.
Righto, and I now am convinced he could give a damnn less about a 2nd term OR the fate of the D party OR whether they maintain control of Congress. The job is done. They got what they needed, control of both houses of Congress and the WH, did their evil business, and can now slink away like the radical bomb-throwers they once were. They were in it for CHANGE, right?
Kenny nails it.
My daughters’ friends mother had a county library job and was laid off. Next gig, IRS. Maybe one of the 16,000 who are put into place to assist everyone with their medical care payments.
Neighbor, salesman that was laid off. Now, he too is working for the IRS. Doesn’t really give me that warm and fuzzy feeling.
I too have been laid off, but I have not taken the bait.
But hey, I thank OBAMA, every waking hour, that I still have my cable TV. I am so blessed.
Thanks - expired, repealed, deemed unconstitutional ... I don’t care how as long as 0bamacare gets stopped.
Boston Massacre next then Lexington and Concord.
Following the Stamp Act (Health Care) were the Declaratory and Townsend Acts (Immigration, Tax and Trade) which lead to the Boston Tea Party (The Sequel) and the American Revolution (The Sequel).
The parallels are amazing.
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