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November 27, 2014

It was, in retrospect, almost inevitable that North America

would quickly become the wealthiest place in the world by the 17th century.

Why? Because those seditionists, fanatics, and gamblers were impossible to rule. While we are counting our blessings this Thanksgiving, let’s not forget to count that one: Our ancestors did not much like being told what to do, and we — and the world — are immeasurably richer and happier for that.
Those Ungovernable Colonists | National Review Online

Posted by gerardvanderleun at November 27, 2014 6:24 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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For something that seems to be true, it doesn't carry over with the strutting street Ph.D's in the black 'hoods.

Posted by: Vermont Woodchuck [TypeKey Profile Page] at November 28, 2014 3:04 AM

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