Although this country is in MASSIVE decline, it's still better than most other countries. 4th of July on a WEDNESDAY is the WORST. I know we can't control the calandar but it's nowhere close to either weekend. Some people just took off Thursday and Friday. So those days are going to be extra dead. It's really lame to work on Tuesday, 4th, then back to work on Thursday. Oh well.
Registered: 2003-03-25 Location: Wichita, Kansas, USA Posts: 481
Such has been the patient sufferance of these Colonies; and such is now the necessity which constrains them to alter their former Systems of Government. The history of the present King of Great Britain is a history of repeated injuries and usurpations, all having in direct object the establishment of an absolute Tyranny over these States. To prove this, let Facts be submitted to a candid world.
He has refused his Assent to Laws, the most wholesome and necessary for the public good.
He has forbidden his Governors to pass Laws of immediate and pressing importance, unless suspended in their operation till his Assent should be obtained; and when so suspended, he has utterly neglected to attend to them.
He has erected a multitude of New Offices, and sent hither swarms of Officers to harass our people and eat out their substance
He has combined with others to subject us to a jurisdiction foreign to our constitution, and unacknowledged by our laws; giving his Assent to their Acts of pretended Legislation:
For depriving us in many cases, of the benefit of Trial by Jury:
For taking away our Charters, abolishing our most valuable Laws and altering fundamentally the Forms of our Governments: