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    Plus He Supported an Armed Insurrection.

    franklinarab.jpgQuote:  "They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."  Benjamin Franklin.

    Figure of Speechenantiosis (en an tee OH sis), the paradoxical contrast.

    The enantiosis (Greek for "opposite") holds two similar thoughts side by side and shows how they differ.

    Franklin, a secular humanist with a liberal agenda who opposed domestic spying, turns 300 this year.  He was a traitor.

    Snappy Answer:  "That … is irresponsible, and it endangers the lives of our citizens." George W. Bush, December 17.

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