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“Elections belong to the people. It's their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters.” ― Abraham Lincoln “In a democracy, someone who fails to get elected to office can always console himself with the thought that there … Continue reading work in progress(xviii)

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  The true test of civilization is, not the census, nor the size of the cities, nor the crops, but the kind of man that the country turns out.-Ralph Waldo Emerson  "The reason the government sells the census as your ticket to getting goodies - rather than as your civic duty - is that distributing … Continue reading work in progress(xvii)