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Monthly Archives : December 5, 2011

Take A Stand

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Rise Like Lions

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It Can’t Happen Here

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In 1935, American novelist, Sinclair Lewis, published It Can’t Happen Here. I haven’t read it yet, but the plot sounds quite intriguing: Berzelius “Buzz” Windrip, a charismatic and power-hungry politician, is elected President of the United States on a populist platform, promising to restore the country to prosperity and greatness, and promising each citizen $5,000 a year (approximately $80,000, adjusted for inflation). Once in power, however, he becomes a dictator: he outlaws dissent, puts his political enemies in concentration camps, and creates a paramilitary force called the Minute Men who terrorize the citizens. One of his first acts as President is to make changes to the Constitution which give him …..

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