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Anarchy At The Door

February 24, 2010
Sheriff Jim R. Schwiesow, Ret.

From Tyranny To Tyranny

Contrary to popular belief the revolutionary war was not the result of the colonists’ disaffection with monarchical control, indeed from forty to sixty percent of the population maintained a loyalty to the Crown and thirty-five thousand plus colonists fought on the British side in the war for independence. The fact is that the war was brought about by burdensome taxation and heavy-handed enforcement by a dictatorial and controlling British Monarchy.

After a seven year conflict against long odds the colonists believed they were then free of a tyrannical government control of their individual resources, and from what they perceived to be confiscatory taxation. They were soon to be disabused of such thoughts.

The story continues …..

2 Comments leave one →
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    February 25, 2010 9:47 pm

    So, that was a “rant”? Hmmm…They shall know the Truth and the Truth shall make them free.

    I see, and I hear exactly what you have written.

    “Rant” would be charged with emotion…I didn’t read that tone in your article at all. You simply stated, peaceably, what has been written and shown that there is nothing new under the sun.

  2. February 24, 2010 9:12 am

    Well, you made a great deal of sense until you got derailed and went off on the God rant, thus committing the very faux pas you quote from Romans 1: 21-22, “….Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools.”

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