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Old 05-16-2012, 12:02 AM
 
Location: Prepperland
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"The true theory of our Constitution is surely the wisest and best, that the States are independent as to everything within themselves, and united as to everything respecting foreign affairs. Let the General Government be reduced to foreign concerns only, and let our affairs be disentangled from those of all other nations, except as to commerce, which the merchants will manage the better, the more they are left free to manage for themselves, and our General Government may be reduced to a very simple organization, and a very inexpensive one; a few plain duties to be performed by a few servants."
- Thomas Jefferson
In modern terms, this admonition would mean : scale back the Federal government by 97%, end all foreign unWars, sever ties with the U.N., void the public debt (for fraud), eliminate the regulatory fourth branch of government, and so on.

Of course reform won't happen - Americans are enamored of their imperial government, the bribes it pays, and the democratic mob rule that profits from legal stealing of property from one to give to another.
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