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"Imagine! In the past year alone, Thomas Jefferson has learned to speak Swahili and play the glockenspiel."
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'We hold these truths to be self evident, that all men are created equal, except for Hancock... who smells bad...'
Washington Crossing the Delaware, Having Been Invited to Join the Faculty at Princeton
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"I liked you better as George Washington."
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"Now, should we add something at the end about how wise we are and therefore nothing in here should ever be changed?"
"Founding Fathers! How come no Founding Mothers?"
Lincoln's Gettysburg URL Address
"To be honest, I inherited this mess."
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'I'm not so sure about this 'life, liberty and pursuit of happiness' bit. Whaddya say we look at some polling numbers first?'
"Are you sure everyone will know we're being ironic?"
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"But what if a tyrant comes to power and no one's able to stop him because the whole thing's king of funny."
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"Perhaps we should provide for the separation of state and entertainment."
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A young George Washington has his fortune told.
"Can't we put in something about rich white guys don't have to pay taxes?"
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"828,000 square miles for $15 million -- as is?"
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A Late Entry for "Poor Richard's Almanac"
"Let's just take one pass at it all in caps, see how it feels."
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Freedom, Liberty and 5:01 on a Friday.
'Why would we need campaign finance legislation? I can't imagine public servants being so unpatriotic as to be influenced by money.'
"O.K., the third of July is out. How about the fourth?"
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"Damn long-winded Jefferson."
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Someone who knows who George Washington was slept here.
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Founding fathers: "I keep thinking we should include something in the constitution in case the people elect a complete moron."
"Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, which may involve an occasional hot=dog-eating contest."
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