Skip to comments.To Fully Understand the Ruling Oligarchy (what we call the Establishment), read John Adams
Posted on 03/03/2017 10:39:20 AM PST by cotton1706
250 years removed from the current political atmosphere, and writing about governments that existed 1,000 or 2,000 years before his own time, yet nothing is new.
All the attempted and successful coups, all the intrigue, all the backstabbing, all the power-maneuvering - it's all been done before.
It's about power - obtaining it, retaining it, protecting it, and destroying those who dare to attempt to take it away.
John Adams speaks eternal truths that give insight into the mindset of those currently in power.
Thank you for pointing this out. Timeless lessons.
What are ISBN(s) for each volume?
That just became my Christmas list!
Or you could just download them for free, plus tons of more etexts, etc. at Archive.org - https://archive.org/search.php?query=A%20Defence%20of%20the%20Constitutions%20of%20Government%20of%20the%20United%20States%20of%20America
Those tend to be unreadable due to the style of writing of the time, where S’s are written as F’s. It can be done, but is draining to the eye and mind.
There are modern ebook versions of the books I suggested, at minimal cost ($3.99 each).
Lines of text can be HIGHLIGHTED, little margin notes made.
Besides the comments heard about my reading such a “THING” that are made by LIBs is quite entertaining.
Understand my Evil, Educational, Entertaining plot now? LoL
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