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Patriotism means to stand by the country. It does NOT mean to stand by the President or any other public official save exactly to the degree in which he himself stands by the country. It is patriotic to support him insofar as he efficiently serves the country. It is unpatriotic not to oppose him to the exact extent that by inefficiency or otherwise he fails in his duty to stand by the country.

— Theodore Roosevelt

Unforgotten Reading

1920: The Year of the Six Presidents

This is an interesting examination of the influential players leading up to the 1920 election.        

The 5,000 Year Leap

I am actually re-reading this one. It is interesting that I find folks are willing to attack the author of this book, but they never attack the content. Give it a read for yourself.

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Politicians score lower than public in Constitutional knowledge

This is the kind of story that should make you realize that handing over more control of your life to the politicians is not the way to make your life better.

Apparently, one study suggests that the politicians know less about our government and the constitution than the average citizen does. Continue reading for the details.

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