Vices the Founding Fathers Opposed But Which are now Seen Commonly

I found this essay really interesting- especially as a history buff (though normally I find American history in particular about as boring as watching paint drying).

… what the Founding Fathers called corruption, depravity, venality, and vice, many of us would call freedom … Here are “11 Freedoms That Drunks, Slackers, Prostitutes and Pirates Pioneered And The Founding Fathers Opposed,” a sample of the fresh take on American history found in “A Renegade History of the United States.”

They’re all still depravities except for integration.

5 thoughts on “Vices the Founding Fathers Opposed But Which are now Seen Commonly

  1. Chris 13 Oct 2010 at 1:43 pm

    Darn those children playing! 😉

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    • Jim 13 Oct 2010 at 2:10 pm

      indeed! imagine the benefits to society if they were farming instead!!!! why, they’d be too tired at the end of the day to get into trouble. it’s a win-win! 😉

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  2. Zachery Oliver 13 Oct 2010 at 2:12 pm

    This is pretty crazy, actually! I wonder why I never learned this?

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    • Jim 13 Oct 2010 at 2:14 pm

      sheltered childhood?

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  3. Doug 13 Oct 2010 at 8:14 pm

    No dancing? There goes Jim’s favorite tv show.

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