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Thursday, February 7th, 2013

This Day In Founding Fathers History - 7 February 2013

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This Day in Founding Founders History - Where we bring you important dates in the lives and history of the Founding Generation. In 1775 on this day, The Public Advertiser published a letter penned by Benjamin Franklin, “An Imaginary Speech.”….Continue

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The whole modern world has divided itself into Conservatives and Progressives. The business of Progressives is to go on making mistakes. The business of Conservatives is to prevent mistakes from being corrected. Even when the revolutionist might himself repent of his revolution, the traditionalist is already defending it as part of his tradition. Thus we have two great types — the advanced person who rushes us into ruin, and the retrospective person who admires the ruins. He admires them especially by moonlight, not to say moonshine. Each new blunder of the progressive or prig becomes instantly a legend of immemorial antiquity for the snob. This is called the balance, or mutual check, in our Constitution. - G.K. Chesterson

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