Famous quotes: founding fathers or tea partiers?

The Tea Party movement identifies with the politics of the American Revolution. They’re so similar in fact, that you may have difficulty figuring out which of these quotes came from the Founding Fathers, and which came from the Tea Party candidates of today. Try it! (Answers below.)

1. A. “I regret that I have but one life to live for my country.”
B. “We hold these truths to be self-evident.”

C. “Give me liberty, or give me death.”
D. “It is not enough to be abstinent with other people. You also have to be abstinent alone.”

2. A. “Taxation without representation is tyranny.”

B. “We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately.”
C. “Tyranny like hell is not easily conquered yet we have this consolation with us, the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.”  
D. “Because sometimes in really poor families, kids just have to pitch in.”

3. A. “Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.”

B. “Patriotism is as much a virtue as justice, and is as necessary for the support of societies as natural affection is for the support of families.”
C. “Appealing to Heaven for the justice of our cause, we determine to die or be free.”
D. “Ground Zero Mosque supporters: doesn’t it stab you in the heart, as it does ours throughout the heartland? Peaceful Muslims, pls refudiate.”

4. A. “We began a contest for liberty ill provided with the means for the war, relying on our patriotism to supply the deficiency.”

B. “Liberty must at all hazards be supported. We have a right to it, derived from our Maker.”
C. “One man with courage is a majority.”
D. “And what a bizarre time we’re in, when a judge will say to little children, that you can’t say the Pledge of Allegiance, but you must learn that homosexuality is normal and you should try it.”

5. A. “The liberties of our country, the freedom of our civil constitution, are worth defending against all hazards.”

B. “Freedom is not a gift bestowed upon us by other men, but a right that belongs to us by the laws of God and nature.”
C. “I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be.”
D. “We needed to have the press be our friend … We wanted them to ask the questions we want to answer so that they report the news the way we want it to be reported.”

1. d, Christine O’Donnell
2. d, Rand Paul
3. d, Sarah Palin
4. d, Michele Bachmann
5. d, Sharron Angle