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Trump Echos Patrick Henry’s Urgent Call to Action


WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 23:  Donald Trump listens at the Trump International Hotel Washington, D.C Groundbreaking Ceremony at Old Post Office on July 23, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Paul Morigi/WireImage)“The big problem this country has is being politically correct. I’ve been challenged by so many people and I don’t frankly have time for total political correctness. And to be honest with you, this country doesn’t have time either. This country is in big trouble… we need strength, we need energy, we need quickness and we need brain in this country to turn it around. That I can tell you right now.”1

Donald Trump, Republican 1st Debate, Cleveland, Ohio 8/6/2015

 

patrick-henry-1“…I hope that it will not be thought disrespectful to those gentlemen, if entertaining, as I do, opinions of a character very opposite to theirs, I shall speak forth my sentiments freely, and without reserve. This is no time for ceremony. The question before the House is one of awful moment to this country. […] Gentlemen may cry, peace, peace – but there is no peace. The war is actually begun.”2

Patrick Henry, 2nd Virginia Convention, St. John’s Church in Richmond, Virginia 3/23/1775

 

1http://bit.ly/1M9qAzc

2http://bit.ly/1gQ5NW0

 

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