Speaking of elections …

“Elections, especially of representatives and counselors, should be annual, there not being in the whole circle of the sciences a maxim more infallible than this, “where annual elections end, there slavery begins.” These great men … should be (chosen) once a year—Like bubbles on the sea of matter bourne, they rise, they break, and to the sea return. This will teach them the great political virtues of humility, patience, and moderation, without which every man in power becomes a ravenous beast of prey.”

— John Adams
(1735-1826) Founding Father, 2nd US President

aaa founding-fathers

“The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.”

— Sir Winston Churchill
(1874-1965) Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

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