Nugent Celebrates Independence Day By Calling For An "Uprising" To "Save America"

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In a June 30 Washington Times column, Ted Nugent declared that if Thomas Jefferson were alive today, he "would not be celebrating our independence but rather encouraging Americans to revolt once again" because "our republic" has been "financially raped, pillaged and plundered by our King George-like professional politicians, who buy our votes with our tax dollars by creating vast federal handout programs, departments and agencies that Uncle Sugar Daddy was never intended or designed to create or manage."

Nugent concluded by asking readers to celebrate Independence Day by "sit[ting] down with your children, loved ones, friends, neighbors and co-workers and read the Declaration of Independence and discuss it. Get them to commit to a new uprising in which our King George politicians are dethroned and run out of Washington. Be a patriot and save America."

From Nugent's Washington Times column:

Thomas Jefferson would be shocked and appalled if he could see what America has done to this grand experiment since he drafted the Declaration of Independence. On Independence Day 2011, Mr. Jefferson would not be celebrating our independence but rather encouraging Americans to revolt once again.

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On our embarrassing, apathetic watch, we have allowed our republic to be financially raped, pillaged and plundered by our King George-like professional politicians, who buy our votes with our tax dollars by creating vast federal handout programs, departments and agencies that Uncle Sugar Daddy was never intended or designed to create or manage. The result: America is tens and tens of trillions of dollars in debt.

Statesmen such as Mr. Jefferson, James Madison, George Washington and others would not have condoned this grotesque financial irresponsibility emanating out of the toxic swamp of Washington. Again quoting Mr. Jefferson, "It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes."

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On this Independence Day, sit down with your children, loved ones, friends, neighbors and co-workers and read the Declaration of Independence and discuss it. Get them to commit to a new uprising in which our King George politicians are dethroned and run out of Washington. Be a patriot and save America.

When in the course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another ...

Happy Independence Day. God bless America.

Previously:

Nugent: "It's Hard To Argue" That Obama Isn't "Out To Destroy America"

Ted Nugent: "Those currently in charge want to destroy America and turn us into a Third World nation"

Nugent: Obama administration "spitting on the U.S. Constitution, the Bill Of Rights, the Ten Commandments"

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