"How prone all human institutions have been to decay; how subject the best-formed and most wisely organized governments have been to lose their check and totally dissolve; how difficult it has been for mankind, in all ages and countries, to preserve their dearest rights and best privileges, impelled as it were by an irresistible fate of despotism."
James Monroe
(1758-1831), 5th US President
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The de jure States united was conceived on a basis of individuals that would represent inalienable rights and liberty - all defined by nature's law. The wisely organized institution / legal fiction was to be extremely limited within its scope of action. From inception, the intended body politic lost the implemented checks and balances with a near total dissolve of implementation. The occupying statist theocracy infesting this land has replaced rights, freedom, liberty and nature's law with an irresistible fate of despotism.
 -- Mike, Norwalk     
    We must not let our paths be swayed or interrupted by this negativity. Humankind's struggle continues. Humankind will reach the stars literally.  US debt clock indicates well over 31 trillion dollars as December 20, 2022. We must raise GDP. Socialism is the vision of social abilities to create a debt free United States of America.
     -- Fredrick William Sillik, Anytown     
    Socialism is a theocratic vision that is a lie, implementing chaos, poverty, pain, death, destruction and mental illness in every form it has been tried. 
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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