- My policy has been and will continue to be ... to be on friendly terms with, but independent of, all nations on earth. To share in the broils of none. To supply their wants, and be carriers for them all; being thoroughly convinced that it is our policy and interest to do so; and that nothing short of self-respect, and that justice which is essential to a national character, ought to involve us in war.
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“Stand your ground, don’t fire unless fired upon, but if they mean to have a war, let it begin here.” Captain John Parker, Lexington, 19 April 1775 After several weeks dominated by the Colorado shootings and the Islamic State-tied Islamist … Continue reading