Oppose tyranny, oppose the tyrant

    Just to make certain everyone stayed focused on the task of gaining liberty, Thomas Paine fueled the flames of liberty with his “Common Sense” pamphlet of 1776, writing words such as these:
“O! ye that love mankind! Ye that dare oppose not only tyranny but the tyrant, stand forth! Every spot of the Old World is overrun with oppression. Freedom hath been hunted round the globe. Asia and Africa have long expelled her. Europe regards her like a stranger and England hath given her warning to depart. O! receive the fugitive and prepare in time an asylum for mankind.”

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