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Sons of Liberty Tree

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Published on Aug 7, 2012

On August 14, 1765, the citizens of Boston, MA, whipped into a frenzy over the passage of the insidious Stamp Act by King George III took an effigy of stamp master Andrew Oliver and hung it from an elm tree "in the most public part of town". Beside Oliver was a boot representing the Earl of Bute and the figure of an imp representing the devil, for the colonists felt certain the devil himself was behind the workings of this horrid tax. After hanging in the "Liberty Tree" as it was come known for a day, the protestors (which numbered in the thousands) ripped down their likenesses and paraded them through the streets of Boston, behead the one of Oliver and set it ablaze. They then set fire to Oliver's house nearly burning it to the ground after ransacking it.
Ladies and gentlemen, we need not go back 247 years in our nation's history to again find such atrocities levied atop us! We have a man in the White House that thinks he's a monarch himself, with his impeachable disregard for his own limits of power, writing Executive Orders he signs at an alarming rate, unchallenged by a Congress that has allowed itself to become irrelevant. We have "Obamacare" in all its 2,700 pages, 159 new federal bureaucracies and 16,000 I.R.S. agents it creates! And who do we have to thank for this? Chief Justice John Roberts: a man every bit as complicit as Andrew Oliver. Nancy Pelosi: every bit as treacherous as the devil. Neither worthy in dignity of the offices they hold. By the complete dereliction of their sworn duty and oath to uphold the Constitution of the United States, we offer them in effigy here today.

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