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Quotes Suitable for Framing: John Harington

 

Treason doth never prosper: what’s the reason?
Why, if it prosper, none dare call it treason.

John Harington

 

 

Oh Mr. Dickinson, I’m surprised at you. You should know that rebellion is always legal in the first person, such as “our rebellion.” It is only in the third person – “their rebellion” – that it is illegal.

Ben Franklin, 1776

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Donald R. McClarey

Cradle Catholic. Active in the pro-life movement since 1973. Father of three and happily married for 35 years. Small town lawyer and amateur historian. Former president of the board of directors of the local crisis pregnancy center for a decade.

3 Comments

  1. Will the Clintons ever be punished under Article III? Is abuse of power to grossly benefit the public servant while fraudulently misrepresenting the office a criminal act against the commonwealth?
    If so, doesn’t this criminal act fall into the title of treason?

    The Congress shall have Power to declare the Punishment of Treason, but no Attainder of Treason shall work Corruption of Blood, or Forfeiture except during the Life of the Person attainted.

    ARTICLE III, SECTION 3, CLAUSE 2

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