Election 2009: Freedom's Follies

Excerpt: Throughout the procession of human history men have fashioned societiess to improve their condition and to exert their will over nature and other men. Then came the American Revolution, where a mere ten percent of the British colonial population decided that their interests outweighed those of a distant Crown. But it wasn’t until after the bloodshed subsided that the creative spirits of men were used to forge a society where men could be free and live relatively unfettered from governmentintervention. This new type of government was deliberately established with disjoined branches who had limited power that could keep any one group from usurping control from the American people. The totalitarianism of Kings would not manifest itself in the new world and stifle the freedom of these new world people. America was born and both God and man saw that it was good.

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