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Thomas Paine

February 09, 1737 - June 08, 1809
"All men are Republicans by nature and Royalists only by fashion. And this is fully proved by that passionate adoration, which all men show to that great and almost only remaining bulwark of natural rights, trial by juries, which is founded on a pure Republican basis. Here the power of Kings is shut out. No Royal negative can enter this Court. The Jury, which is here, supreme, is a Republic, a body of Judges chosen from among the people."source: The Forester's Letters, 1776.jury duty, republic, representatives, freedom, justice, monarchy

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