We love fake quotes on the internet. Our chief designer did this one mostly because he wants to wear it around. You can be cool, just like him. (He wore the Deus Vult shirt when he voted for The God Emperor. That's how cool he is.)
He says his reference is to Franklin's famous response to an inquiry about the kind of government the Founders created for the United States-- "A Republic, if you can keep it." A republic requires constant vigilance and you know...you're smart, you're shopping here.
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