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On January 6: The Wisdom of Thomas Paine

“These are the times that try men’s souls.” We have no definitive proof that the opening line of Thomas Paine’s pamphlet, “The American Crisis,” published in the deepest dark of the American Revolution, directly inspired George Washington and his troops … Continue reading

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Happy New Year to all of my readers. When I was in the forth grade I read a biography of Thomas Paine.  Actually, I gobbled it down in one sitting. For those who remember Tom Paine, he was the patriot … Continue reading

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