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Thomas Jefferson on Corporations vs. Democracy

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I thought this is to spot on to be true, but it really is a quote of Jefferson's, and I think explains pretty close to what has happened to our democracy.

http://www.monticello.org/site/research-and-collections/end-democracyquotation

He was smart enough to see the problem coming.

He was not smart enough to build in an immune system to prevent it from happening.

I think we need to remember that Jefferson was NOT at the Constitutional Convention.... he was in Paris.

Aha! I did not know that.

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