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    Patriotic tidings, then and now

     

    Happy holiday! Let’s pause to honor the rebels who championed democratic values and put us on the path to independence. Today I nominate Samuel Adams, who said this in 1768:

    “There is nothing so fretting and vexatious, nothing so justly terrible to tyrants and their tools and abettors, as a free press.”

    A free press, to check and balance the madness of King George. And now we’ve come full circle.

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