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THREAD FOR #JULY4th   and DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
Here's the real story of the Declaration of Independence:
For 17 days, the thirty-three-year-old secluded himself in a rented room in Philadelphia.
On a small, portable desk, he began writing, laying the foundations of this new American government. Unlike every nation before it, this country’s heart would not beat with the blood of royal lines. This would be a nation based on ideals.
It took Thomas Jefferson seventeen days to find the right words. Seventeen days of writing and rewriting before he nervously presented his document to John Adams and Benjamin Franklin.
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THREAD FOR #JULY4th and DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
Here's the real story of the Declaration of Independence:
For 17 days, the thirty-three-year-old secluded himself in a rented room in Philadelphia.
On a small, portable desk, he began writing, laying the foundations of this new American government. Unlike every nation before it, this country’s heart would not beat with the blood of royal lines. This would be a nation based on ideals.
It took Thomas Jefferson seventeen days to find the right words. Seventeen days of writing and rewriting before he nervously presented his document to John Adams and Benjamin Franklin.
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1) @realDonaldTrump @WhiteHouse @POTUS
New day's #QAnon ==> No. 3045...
Link 2 @RepRatcliffe #Tweet #Husseinordered #FBI not 2consider charging #HRC.

Days after the #TarmacMeet #Comey famously said no charges would be appropriate. #HRC recklessly placed
2) an unknown quantity of top secret & SAP intelligence on a private email server w/breathtakingly weak security, the very existence of which violated "clear cut" rules. The IT that were involved worked w/o records. If they exist, their records may well be in #Hussein's library.
3) This setup was the ground zero location of #Pay2Play & those that paid obtained passwords 2access the stored data.
Link 2 #TheHill ==> #FBI contradicts #Trump claim that #China hacked #Clinton’s private email server
In the strictest sense that may be true. Doubtless, like
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@krippmarie “[...] to compel a man to furnish contributions of money for the propagation of ideas which he disbelieves and abhorsm is sinful and tyrannical.” Thomas Jefferson. In: Jefferson on Freedom: Wisdom, Advice, and Hints on Freedom, Democracy, and the American Way. ISBN 9781616082895
@krippmarie Das (sehr relevant) #Jefferson-Zitat lautet vollstandiger: “[...] to compel a man to furnish contributions of money for the propagation of ideas which he disbelieves and abhorsm is sinful and tyrannical; that even the forcing him to support this or that teacher of his own ..
@krippmarie .. religious persuasion, is depriving him of the comfortable liberty of giving his contributions to the particular pastor whose morals he would make his pattern, and whose powers he feels most persuasive to righteousness, and is withdrawing from the ministry those ..
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