Natural Rights, IX
Earlier by concealing their identities with the ancient name of 'Cato,' two Englishmen, John Trenchard and Thomas Gordon influenced some colonists. These Englishmen were followers of Cato the Younger (95–46 B.C.), the foe of Julius Caesar and a champion of liberty and republican principles. Their 144 essays are published in Cato's Letters. (click)
By removing the Declaration of Independence, the anti-slavery statement, '... all Men are created equal, ...' was also eliminated by the U.S. Supreme Court. According to Strauss, Locke's social contract was converted to the social contract theory of Jean-Jacques Rousseau in which virtue is spoken of only as 'trade' and 'money.' These stupid words will not take any nation to another planet when our sun darkens.
If the Republican party and Tea party continue to promote Cato Letters nationally, they cannot be followers of Abe Lincoln's freedom and God.