From the Declaration of Independence, written July 2, 1776, published July 4, 1776:
—That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed,
—That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it
Messrs. Bush and Cheney seem to have forgotten those clauses.
Listen to NPR's broadcasters read the full document here.Posted by Linkmeister at July 4, 2007 08:12 AM | TrackBack