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Monday, November 5th, 2012

The Founding Fathers Made The Presidency For Washington; Letter of Pierce Butler

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Mandeville, LA - The Founding Fathers Presidential mistake. "My Dear Sir, I am free to acknowledge that [the President's] Powers are full great, and greater than I was disposed to make them. Nor do I believe they would have been so great had not many of the members cast their eyes towards General Washington as President" - Pierce Butler Americans have recently declared the election of 2012 for the Presidency the"most important election of our lifetimes" and that is just the h….Continue

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What Dryden said was this, "Great wits are oft to madness near allied"; and that is true. It is the pure promptitude of the intellect that is in peril of a breakdown. Also people might remember of what sort of man Dryden was talking. He was not talking of any unworldly visionary like Vaughan or George Herbert. He was talking of a cynical man of the world, a sceptic, a diplomatist, a great practical politician. Such men are indeed to madness near allied. Their incessant calculation of their own brains and other people's brains is a dangerous trade. It is always perilous to the mind to reckon up the mind. A flippant person has asked why we say, "As mad as a hatter." A more flippant person might answer that a hatter is mad because he has to measure the human head. - G.K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy

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