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The Locofocos will regret this move by Obama.
How could any thinking person vote Democrat????
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Alvin24 Wrote: Nov 11, 2014 9:58 AM
Nicolo Machiavelli’s The Prince
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Alvin24 Wrote: Nov 11, 2014 9:58 AM
For this reason a prince ought to take care that he never lets anything slip from his lips that is not replete with the above-named five qualities, that he may appear to him who sees and hears him altogether merciful, faithful, humane, upright, and religious. There is nothing more necessary to appear to have than this last quality, inasmuch as men judge generally more by the eye than by the hand, because it belongs to everybody to see you, to few to come in touch with you. Everyone sees what you appear to be, few really know what you are, and those few dare not oppose themselves to the opinion of the many, who have the majesty of the state to defend them; and in the actions of all men, and especially of princes, which it is not prudent to challenge, one judges by the result.
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Alvin24 Wrote: Nov 11, 2014 9:57 AM
• Therefore it is unnecessary for a prince to have all the good qualities I have enumerated, but it is very necessary to appear to have them. And I shall dare to say this also, that to have them and always to observe them is injurious, and that to appear to have them is useful; to appear merciful, faithful, humane, religious, upright, and to be so, but with a mind so framed that should you require not to be so, you may be able and know how to change to the opposite.
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Alvin24 Wrote: Nov 11, 2014 9:57 AM
Therefore a wise lord cannot, nor ought he to, keep faith when such observance may be turned against him, and when the reasons that caused him to pledge it exist no longer. If men were entirely good this precept would not hold, but because they are bad, and will not keep faith with you, you too are not bound to observe it with them. But it is necessary to know well how to disguise this characteristic, and to be a great pretender and dissembler; and men are so simple, and so subject to present necessities, that he who seeks to deceive will always find someone who will allow himself to be deceived.
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Alvin24 Wrote: Nov 11, 2014 9:56 AM
This sums it up but I'd like to add to it. "People who are increasingly questioning Barack Obama's competence are continuing to ignore the alternative possibility that his fundamental values and imperatives are different from theirs. You cannot tell whether someone is failing or succeeding without knowing what they are trying to do."
Pay close attention to the girl who throws things...
He's a Petulant Man-Child If you want to see Obama...the real Obama... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1NDkVx9AzSY
I was equally afraid. But the voters came through. Georgia needs to remain RED
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