"For who can endure a doctrine which would allow only dentists
to say whether our teeth were aching,
only cobblers to say whether our shoes hurt us, and
only governments to tell us whether we were being well governed?"
C. S. Lewis
(1898-1963), British novelist
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 -- jim k, Austin, Tx      
Not one.
 -- watchman 13, USA     
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     -- JP, Lima, Ohio      
    Welcome to Amerika.
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    I know, right?!
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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    Not really fully understanding these relational correlations, are we not a government of the people?   Is not the interrelated processes of being governed and being government qualifying us to say weather we are well governed or not well governed?
     -- Fredrick William Sillik, Anytown     
    Sillik  we are NOT a body politic of We The People ! ! ! A We The People body politic a resemblance to a "law of nature and of nature's God" (Declaration of Independence) Currently, oligarchal gods function as an occupying statist theocracy infesting this land.

    NO ! ! ! any interrelated process is not a qualifier for good or evil governance. “A man is no less a slave because he is allowed to choose a new master once in a term of years” (Lysander Spooner). “Any excuse will serve a tyrant” (Aesop),
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
    Fred, your conclusions can be counted on to be 100% off-base every time.  That's an A+!

    "We" are not a government of the people, we ARE the people who have chartered a representative government.  Collectivist groupthink is a mind f*ck. Is there no cure?
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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