We are a commune of inquiring, skeptical, politically centrist, capitalist, anglophile, traditionalist New England Yankee humans, humanoids, and animals with many interests beyond and above politics. Each of us has had a high-school education (or GED), but all had ADD so didn't pay attention very well, especially the dogs. Each one of us does "try my best to be just like I am," and none of us enjoys working for others, including for Maggie, from whom we receive neither a nickel nor a dime. Freedom from nags, cranks, government, do-gooders, control-freaks and idiots is all that we ask for.
The words and lyrics of the spiritual Go tell it on the Mountain were written by John W. Work, Jr. (1872-1925). John Work Jr. is best known for his collection, the Folk Songs of the American Negro. He graduated from Fisk University in 1898 and became a teacher. He died in 1925 in Nashville, where he was born. Here's Dolly: