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Wednesday, May 03, 2006


How long does a Republic last?How Long Do We Have?

About the time our original 13 states adopted their new constitution, in 1787, Alexander Tyler, a Scottish history professor at the University of Edinburgh , had this to say about the fall of the Athenian Republic some 2,000 years prior: "A democracy is always temporary in nature; it simply cannot exist as a permanent form of government. A democracy will continue to exist up until the time that voters discover that they can vote themselves generous gifts from the public treasury. From that moment on, the majority always votes for the candidates who promise the most benefits from the public treasury, with the result that every democracy will finally collapse due to loose fiscal policy, which is always followed by a dictatorship."

"The average age of the worlds greatest civilizations from the beginning of history, has been about 200 years . During those 200 years, these Nations always progressed through the following sequence:

1. From bondage to spiritual faith;

2. From spiritual faith to great courage;

3. From courage to liberty;

4. From liberty to abundance;

5. From abundance to complacency;

6. From complacency to apathy;

7. From apathy to dependence;

8. From dependence back into bondage

With that in mind, consider this:

Population of counties won by: Gore: 127 million; Bush: 143 million;

Square miles of land won by: Gore: 580,000; Bush: 2,427,000

States won by: Gore: 19 Bush: 29

Murder rate per 100,000 residents in counties won by: Gore: 13.2Bush: 2.1

In aggregate, the map of the territoryBush won, was mostly the land owned by the taxpaying citizens of this great country. Gore's territory mostly encompassed those citizens living in government-owned tenements and living off government welfare.

The United States is now somewhere between the "complacency and apathy" phase of democracy, with some 40 percent of the nation's population already having reached the "governmental dependency" phase. Pass this along to help everyone realize just how much is at stake knowing that APATHY Is the greatest danger to our freedom.

I disagree; we are in between dependence and bondage. It will take only one large natural disaster or attack affecting the majority of people for martial law to be declared. Once the people accept that, it will never be repealed.

-- SO SAYS WARCHICK, Resa LaRu KirklandColumnist/Writer/Speaker/Military Historian/The Anti-Feminist! Agree with RESA at: Hippies, commies, and femmies opinions altered here!! STAND WITH ISRAEL! FREE NORTH KOREA!!POW/MIA: Bring them home or send us back!