“What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: it is dearness only that gives everything its value. Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods; and it would be strange indeed if so celestial an article as freedom should not be highly rated.” – “The Crisis” by Thomas Paine, Dec. 23, 1776.
There are souls stating unequivocally they were confident in the outcome of the election. Sure. Would they have been willing, then, to put the deed of their house and their entire financial portfolio on the line on Nov. 7?