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  •  I think the basics are simple and inspiring. (0+ / 0-)

    Yeah, the Federalist Papers can seem dense, but the Declaration of Independence is pretty good reading.

    And the key concept underlying the American ideal are all there:

    Equality
    Unalienable Rights

    And the right of the people to abolish any government that violates their liberty.

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    You are surely right. The teaching of this stuff, when it is done, is probably very, very dull.

    Also, we've seen a TV biography about John Adams that millions of viewers absolutely loved. I think it's all about HOW you tell the story. It can be done.

    When a government violates the unalienable rights of the people, it loses its legitimacy.

    by Rayk on Tue Sep 30, 2008 at 09:14:29 AM PDT

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