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Thoughts on the Government today...

When our forefathers created the Constitution "The two groups (federalists and anti-federalists) fiercely disagreed more over means than ends, however.  Both sides, for the most part, acknowledged that a stronger national authority was needed and that such an authority required an independent source of revenue to function properly.  Both sides were convinced that the people must erect safeguards against tyranny, even the tyranny of the majority."

" The losers in the debate-the anti-federalists- graciously accepted defeat; they did not resort to violence, and many of them went on to become prominent leaders in the federal government: James Monroe became the fifth president; George Clinton and Elbridge Gerry became vice presidents; and Samuel Chase served on the Supreme Court." 
-(America A narrative History -George Brown Tindall & David Emory Shi  9th EditionVol1 
W.E Norton & Company Inc)

I find we can learn a lot today from our history. Our President can lear…