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Liberation from the fortunate few "1%" over the unfortunate many. "99%"
The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth—persistent, persuasive and unrealistic—John F. Kennedy
A popular government without popular information or the means of acquiring it, is but a prologue to a farce or a tragedy or perhaps both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance, and a people who mean to be their own governors, must arm themselves with the power knowledge gives. —James Madison
"I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on, or by imbeciles who really mean it." --Mark Twain
71:2.10 6. The right of petition. Representative government assumes THE RIGHT OF CITIZENS TO BE HEARD. The privilege of petition is inherent in FREE CITIZENSHIP.
71:2.11 7. The right to rule. It is not enough to be heard; THE POWER OF PETITION must progress to THE ACTUAL MANAGEMENT OF THE GOVERNMENT.