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Sun Sep 5, 2021, 05:22 PM

"The government you elect---(or allow to be 'elected')---is the government you deserve." Thomas

Jefferson. (the parenthesis was my addition)

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Reply "The government you elect---(or allow to be 'elected')---is the government you deserve." Thomas (Original post)
Atticus Sep 2021 OP
milestogo Sep 2021 #1
mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2021 #2
Atticus Sep 2021 #4
Poiuyt Sep 2021 #3
WhiskeyGrinder Sep 2021 #5
Skittles Sep 2021 #6
snowybirdie Sep 2021 #7
Septua Sep 2021 #8

Response to Atticus (Original post)

Sun Sep 5, 2021, 05:32 PM

1. Yeah it didn't sound like Thomas Aquinas.

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Response to Atticus (Original post)

Sun Sep 5, 2021, 05:55 PM

2. When did he say that? Just curious. Thanks. NT

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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Reply #2)

Sun Sep 5, 2021, 06:35 PM

4. I can't find a reliable date for that exact quote but, judging by other similar things he was

speaking about the time, 1785 would be my guess.

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Response to Atticus (Original post)

Sun Sep 5, 2021, 06:24 PM

3. I don't believe that

Nobody deserves what we've been going through the last few years

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Response to Atticus (Original post)

Sun Sep 5, 2021, 06:39 PM

5. It's a shit take, no matter who said it.

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Response to Atticus (Original post)

Sun Sep 5, 2021, 06:42 PM

6. well, MOST of us voted for Hillary

so, that ain't necessarily true

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Response to Atticus (Original post)

Sun Sep 5, 2021, 08:53 PM

7. Blaming

the victim again. Don't believe Jefferson said this and disagree with the sentiment. How can a citizen disallow a government to be elected. Most folks are just trying to survive and don't have time to be activists.

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Response to Atticus (Original post)

Sun Sep 5, 2021, 09:52 PM

8. We won't get who we deserve...

..if the GOP controlled state legislatures get the rules changed to suit them.

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