Absolute crap take.
Then why did Washington give a speech asking them to return and offering them pay raises if you can found a country on passionate commoners??
I am not disagreeing with you, but during that time, the colonist had not been here long enough to establish themselves and had no savings or way to survive without being paid. We are now living in a time where many patriots/veterans have more in the reserves and could survive a few months without a paycheck.
If America was actually invaded by a foreign country, you would see what I am talking about. People would step up to the challenge to protect our Country and it would have nothing to do with a paycheck. Our enemies know that, which is why they decided to take over our politicians instead of trying to physically take over our country.