> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul Feather [mailto:pfeather(--nospam--at)san.rr.com]
> Sent: Friday, April 23, 1999 1:46 PM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: Re: Comments and suggestions
> What I am saying is that the willingness to be accountable
> for ones words,
> to have enough belief in them to ascribe your fate to them,
> was the ultimate
> act of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. The
> itself would have been meaningless and with out weight
> without the "signers"
> willing to stand by their beliefs.
They literally pledged their lives, their fortunes, and their sacred honor,
to the cause for which they drafted the Declaration.
How many of us would do so today? Remember, we live in an "honorable" period
of time where it doesn't matter if the president's a felon so long as the
"Lives, fortunes and sacred honor?" Bah!