Father of a Revolution

Really nice post and well written and researched and thanks for heads up on the KKK

Parlez Librement

“The Great American Cause owes as much to the pen of Paine as to the sword of Washington.”
– Joel Barlow

The two greatest works by Thomas Paine are, of course, interconnected. Both clearly show how despots, dictators and monarchs are all one and the same and that God never intended for man to be ruled by other other men. “All men are created equal and are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights.” It is amazing how many present-day scholars rarely acknowledge Thomas Paine’s hand in founding this nation. He is one of the few unknown or forgotten forefathers and if it were not for him, we would neither have the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution, nor have won the Revolutionary War. He is an unsung hero who was pushed aside and swept under the rug by history; branded an atheist by Americans, as well as Europeans…

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