|added Tue November 13 2007 at 8:23 PM
|On December 16, 1773, a band of terrorists and smugglers came together to destroy the property on a ship waiting off the coast of Boston. Yet we, as Americans, honor these men as patriots and heroes.
The colonists were tired of a government that could be lobbied and bought by large corporations. A government that taxed them needlessly. A government that threatened to control every aspect of their lives by oppressive laws.
There's more to read. Read the extended entry.