Many Americans are familiar with the following portion of the Declaration of Independence:

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”

But many are not familiar with the phrase that immediately follows:

“That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed….”

What we are seeing in the numerous protests around the country is that the majority of Americans do not consent. We do not consent to nearly anything the Trump administration or the Republican Congress has either done or proposed.

I do not use Twitter, but I would propose creating hashtags #noconsent or #readthedeclaration.

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The Thom Hartmann Program - Aug 30th 2018

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