Robert L. Peters
“Immediate necessity makes many things convenient, which if continued would grow into oppressions. Expedience and right are different things.”
Thomas Paine, Common Sense
“But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security.”
July 4, 1776