Died: June 8, 1809, Greenwich Village, New York City, New York, United States
Thomas Paine was an English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theorist, and revolutionary.
The word custom implies group doctrines, the guide is social and, according to David Hume, is an excellent pathway to prosperity.
The stars and stripes are on display for all to see and appreciate. The contentious state of affairs is locked and loaded. In the case of conflict, a "civil" war could emerge out of a hotbed of anger.