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Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote!

— Benjamin Franklin

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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Egypt and Democracy

I really want all our hopes and dreams on the revolution in Egypt to come true. I would love for them to discover and earn freedom. Sadly, judging by the most influential players, this revolution has very little to do with what we as Americans understand as “Democracy”. We can save for another time a more in-depth discussion of what Democracy really is. For now, lets focus on some basics and see how it all applies to the real situation on the ground in Egypt.

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