The Dream of Democracy

…is seldom a reality… “Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide. It is in vain to say that democracy is less vain, less proud, less selfish, less ambitious, or less avaricious than aristocracy or monarchy. It is not true, […]

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Revolutionary

“If you imagine that I expect this Declaration, will ward off, Calamities from this Country, you are much mistaken.  A bloody Conflict We are destined to endure…If you imagine that I flatter myself, with Happiness and Halcyon days, after a Separation from Great Britain, you are mistaken again.  I don’t expect that our new Governments […]

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