1994-09-02 - Re: State Declaration of Ind.

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From: Jim choate <ravage@bga.com>
To: jamesd@netcom.com (James A. Donald)
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UTC Datetime: 1994-09-02 20:21:08 UTC
Raw Date: Fri, 2 Sep 94 13:21:08 PDT

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From: Jim choate <ravage@bga.com>
Date: Fri, 2 Sep 94 13:21:08 PDT
To: jamesd@netcom.com (James A. Donald)
Subject: Re: State Declaration of Ind.
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> Roy M. Silvernail writes
> > Ever since the breakup of the former Soviet Union, I have wondered just
> > what _is_ holding the USA together.  Within our borders, I think we show
> > far more diversity than the former USSR had.  Yet we remain "unified",
> > even in the face of ever-growing erosion of citizens' rights.
> Habit, inertia, and indoctrination.  Same as held the Soviet
> Union together for 25 years after belief faded.
> -- 
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> We have the right to defend ourselves and our
> property, because of the kind of animals that we              James A. Donald
> are.  True law derives from this right, not from
> the arbitrary power of the omnipotent state.                jamesd@netcom.com
I suspect that the reason we are still a union is we share a commen idealism
relating to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Idealistic but
perhaps applicable...