Well, this happened a long long time ago.
The patriots were not there or were ignored in favor of privileges. And by patriot, I'm not referring to a guy with a gun. I'm referring to the guy with the pen and the knowledge in how to use it to keep us from being corporatized, monetized with fiat currency, where law is made illegal, and legality privatized fraud, theft, extortion, rape, kidnapping, and endless war.
Samuel Adams was correct. But to use this image to quantify what is happening today in 2013, you would be well over a hundred years off your mark.