Author Topic: This Anti-Federalist paper about presidential power from 1787 will give you goosebumps  (Read 410 times)

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Offline Rapunzel

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that if the president is possessed of ambition, he has power and time sufficient to ruin his country.

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that if the president is possessed of ambition, he has power and time sufficient to ruin his country.


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The understanding of human nature the men of that age possessed far exceeds that of most today!

If you would undertake the project of reading the federalist and anti federalist papers in the order they were published you would begin to understand just how precedent they were about a LOT of things!
 
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The understanding of human nature the men of that age possessed far exceeds that of most today!

If you would undertake the project of reading the federalist and anti federalist papers in the order they were published you would begin to understand just how precedent they were about a LOT of things!

I think it should be mandatory in schools.

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I think it should be mandatory in schools.

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that if the president is possessed of ambition, he has power and time sufficient to ruin his country.

That, and an extremely large dose of narcissism.
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