Have we seen this situation before? Well, yes, we have, and another reckoning point is near (partial)

On 6 July 1775, the Continental Congress published a document, in the name of all Americans, that was called “The Causes and Necessity of Their Taking Up Arms.” The document announced an impasse between Britain and most of her North American colonies, and explained that British North Americans would no longer tolerate British tyranny and were ready to take up arms against their oppressors. Written by John Dickinson and Thomas Jefferson, the document said, in part, that,

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