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  •  I Regret I have but one Recommend to Give (2+ / 0-)
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    luckydog, vets74

    I have gotten tired of hearing Teabaggers suggest that our country was founded on the principle of anti-social individualism.

    Thank you for this thorough rebuttal.

    •  John Adams's constitution for Massachusetts (0+ / 0-)

      was the model for Madison's work on the national version.

      His letters state what he thought about these issues.

      Financial criminals + Angry White Males + Personality Disorder dreamers + KKKwannabes + George Will =EQ= The GOPer Base (-4.38,-3.74)

      by vets74 on Sun Apr 24, 2011 at 12:06:26 PM PDT

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      •  Thanks for the pointer! (0+ / 0-)

        I didn't know this...very cool.

        There is discussion about it here.

        It seems clear to me that the "social compact" of which it speaks entails a balance of individual privileges with social responsibilities for the "common good."

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