Of all the ideas that became the United States, there’s a line here that’s at the heart of all the others.

“But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and provide new Guards for their future security…”

That means that those who have the ability to defend freedom have the responsibility to defend freedom.
-Benjamin Gate, National Treasure