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How to Rein In the Oligarchy

by Art Helms

Have you ever been hornswoggled into a boondoggle, by a master bamboozler? Well of course you have, if you are an American taxpayer.

On March 4th, 1913, President Elect Woodrow Wilson began his inaugural address: “There has been a change of government. It began two years ago, when the House of Representatives became Democratic by a decisive majority. It has now been completed. The Senate about to assemble will also be Democratic. The offices of President and Vice- President have been put into the hands of Democrats. What does the change mean? That is the question that is uppermost in our minds today.”  Within President Wilson’s closing statements, he said “Men’s hearts wait upon us; men’s lives hang in the balance . . .

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