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June 21, 2010

Reader poll: Which patriot said it best?

Which patriot said it best?

  • "I hold it that a little rebellion now and then is a good thing." -Thomas Jefferson (20%, 27 Votes)
  • "I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death!" -Patrick Henry (32%, 44 Votes)
  • "Remember the ladies and be more generous and favorable to them than your ancestors." -Abigail Adams (22%, 30 Votes)
  • "The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman." -Thomas Paine (26%, 36 Votes)

Total Voters: 137

Voting for this poll has ended.

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  1. “The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman.” -Thomas Paine. This quote struck me most. Why? It is actually happening now in our government.


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