It seems like every political season, the
comments get a bit more nastier, and that we loose a bit more of our
humanity. Turns out acerbic political comments are nothing new.
Here's what the founding fathers said of each other:
...and as to you, sire, treacherous in private
friendship...and a hypocrite in public life, the world will be puzzled
to decide whether you are an apostate or an imposter, whether you have
abandoned good principals, of whether you ever had? - Thomas Paine to
The moral character of Jefferson was repulsive.
Continually puling about liberty, equality and the degrading curse of
slavery, he brought his own children to the hammer, and money of his
debaucheries. - Alexander Hamilton.
It has been the political career of this man to being
with hypocrisy, proceed with arrogance, and finish with contempt. -
Thomas Paine on John Adams.
I never thought him an honest, frank-dealing man, but
considered him as a crooked gun,...whose aim or shot you could never be
sure of. - Thomas Jefferson on Aaron Burr.
He is vain, irritable, and a bad calculator of the force
and probable effect of the motives which govern men. - Thomas
Jefferson on John Adams.
Cool Video: This is great - the dudes on Mythbusters
waterheater by closing off the pressure release valve, and then by
heating the water in the tank.