“Posterity! You will never know how much it cost the present Generation to preserve your Freedom! I hope you will make good use of it. If you do not, I shall repent in Heaven, that I ever took half the Pains to preserve it.” ~ John Adams
There are people who think we should be apologizing to the British for that little stunt we pulled during the last half of the 18th century – the one involving George Washington, Yorktown, “Give me liberty or give me death”, and all that jazz.
To which I say, fat chance.