Thomas Paine: With His Name Left Out, the History of Liberty Cannot be WrittenThomas Paine, by Robert Ingersoll
Video -THOMAS PAINE: Apostle of Freedom
To speak the praises of the brave and thoughtful dead, is to me a labor of gratitude and love.
In Europe, Liberty was lying chained in the Inquisition—her white bosom stained with blood. In the New World the Puritans had been hanging and burning in the name of God, and selling Quaker children into slavery in the name of Christ, who said, “Suffer little children to come unto me.”