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Sentrius
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The father of "The Bill of Rights"

Hello, he should be on everyone's short list! Mason refused to sign the Constitution until a Bill of Rights was passed.

frickING GREAT AMERICAN!!!


I remember this now.

I shudder what to think America would be without the bill of rights.






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Swampcat
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George Washington becuz actions sometime speak louder than just words.





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Homesick Tiger
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He detested political parties and warned us about them


Yep. Washington said political parties would be the downfall of this nation. TJ would be my second pick.






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Bestbank Tiger
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Madison. He correctly predicted how the Bill of Rights would work--the government would ignore it, but having it enshrined in the Constitution would make it part of the political culture and keep the abuses from being even worse.





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Jim Rockford
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Franklin. Arguably the greatest intellect the New World has ever produced.





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Five0
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Jefferson for the most part. With a bit of Washington kick arse and a sprinkling of Franklin quirkiness.





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Homesick Tiger
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Franklin.


Good one. Without him and his kite we just might not have air-conditioning.






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Rex
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James Madison... the brains behind the Constitution and the Bill of Rights... and the undisputed champion of the separation of church and state.






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Mike da Tigah
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James Madison... the brains behind the Constitution and the Bill of Rights... and the undisputed champion of the separation of church and state.



LINK






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Homesick Tiger
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and the undisputed champion of the separation of church and state.


And for the umpteenth time to my question with no answer from anyone - then why am I voting at a Baptist church on election day?






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CC
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Samuel Adams: church deacon, instigator, patriot, tea-partier.





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ljhog
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Jefferson





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Rex
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Samuel Adams

Probably because his face is on a beer bottle.






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Mike da Tigah
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It'll get ya drunk. You'll be doing fat chicks in no time.





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Rex
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It IS great beer... my most frequent purchase, in fact.






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themunch
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I could go with this...

church deacon, instigator, patriot, tea-partier.


Samuel Adams






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Antonio Moss
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re: The founder you most identify with.


Jefferson.

I at least strive to be like this.






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Antonio Moss
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If your actions contradict your philosophy, then "TJ" is as good as you are going to get.


I'll attribute this comment to a lack of knowledge on the subject.






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CC
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quote: Samuel Adams Probably because his face is on a beer bottle.
He was also a brewer.






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Rex
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Betsy Ross

Her flag was ugly. The Star Spangled Banner is still ugly.






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