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100 Milestone Documents
« on: April 13, 2007, 06:37:35 PM »
100 Milestone Documents from the National Archives.

http://www.ourdocuments.gov/content.php?flash=true&page=milestone

I like the idea that the we declared independence using the 1770's equivalent of cocktail napkins.

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Re: 100 Milestone Documents
« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2007, 06:44:55 PM »
http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?doc=11&page=transcript

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Fellow-Citizens of the Senate and of the House of Representatives:


Dear oligarchy:

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Among the vicissitudes incident to life no event could have filled me with greater anxieties than that of which the notification was transmitted by your order, and received on the 14th day of the present month.


*confused stares*

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On the one hand, I was summoned by my Country, whose voice I can never hear but with veneration and love, from a retreat which I had chosen with the fondest predilection, and, in my flattering hopes, with an immutable decision, as the asylum of my declining years--a retreat which was rendered every day more necessary as well as more dear to me by the addition of habit to inclination, and of frequent interruptions in my health to the gradual waste committed on it by time.


Psst. Did we really fucking vote for this guy?

Dude, he was normal on the phone!