Monday, April 20, 2015
240 Years Ago this morning
By now, 240 years ago, the British that had set out to Lexington and Concord had been chased back into Boston.
15,000 Colonial Militia surrounded Boston.
Why did the Militia not move into the city and throw every Loyalist and Regular into the sea? I think it would have been prudent, in hindsight. But the realities on the ground were what they were.
Washington penned of the events: "...the once-happy and peaceful plains of America are either to be drenched in blood or inhabited by slaves."
We are at that place once again, as even our Founders suggested would happen.
This time, we know the stakes. This time, we will know to run the fuckers into the sea, and sleep soundly that night.
Posted by K at 8:57 AM