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Jeffersonian Democracy

  The Jeffersonians were deeply committed to Republicanism in the United States, which meant opposition to aristocracy of any form, opposition to corruption, insistence on virtue, with a priority for the “yeoman farmer“, “planters“, and the “plain folk”. They were … Continue reading

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The People Have Spoken

This is an image of the voting lines in Phoenix.  I lived in the Valley of the Sun for 7 years. I remember standing in line for over two hours waiting to vote in 2008 for John McCain for president. … Continue reading

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Fragility of Democracy

Man killed by Indian mob. . . . The Indian Express  ( New York Times) Thirty-five leading Indian authors and poets have returned coveted literary award to protest the violence that is creeping into Indian corporate life under the Hindu … Continue reading

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Hotel and Airport Security. . . . In Incredible India

  This the lovely Lemon Tree Hotel at the Delhi Airport.  Dbell decided we were not going to spend time in this  expensive , huge (25 million population)  city but just fly from Delhi to  Veranasi.    Delhi and Mumbai … Continue reading

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Are We There Now?

I seem to be posting more and more words from our past leaders, but the truth is timeless. Your thoughts or comments. . . . . 

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Ghandiji and Democracy. . . .

Gandhi built this ashram in Amdavad and lived and planned much of his work  there for nonviolent change in  India.  An Ashram is a place of monastic lifestyle for religious or community purposes. I bought a book on sayings by … Continue reading

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US Election Day 2014

POLITICS AND POLICY Sullen Voters Set to Deliver Another Demand for Change If Republicans Win Control of Senate, It Would Be Fourth Such Control Switch in Less Than a Decade By JANET HOOK    Wall Street Journal  Odds are good … Continue reading

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