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Benjamin Franklin in London: the British Life of America’s Founding Father by George Goodwin.
Americans’ political beliefs were rapidly changing as the American Revolution progressed into the early years of the Republic. In fact, those beliefs were “constantly in flux, continually adapting and adjusting to ever-shifting political and social circumstances.” Gordon Wood, 413 more words
'Dangerous Speech: Would the Founders Be Considered Domestic Extremists Today?' by John W. Whitehead
“If you can’t say ‘Fuck’ you can’t say, ‘Fuck the government.’” ― Lenny Bruce
Not only has free speech become a four-letter word—profane, obscene, uncouth, not to be uttered in so-called public places—but in more and more cases, the government deems free speech to be downright dangerous and in some instances illegal.2,223 more words