"I hereby declare upon Oath that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States of America against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I will bear arms on behalf of the United States; that I will perform work of national importance when needed; and that I take this obligation freely without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; so help me God."
Saturday, September 18, 2010
"If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude than the animated contest of freedom, go from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains sit lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen!"