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Forum Post: ...Sir, I agree to this Constitution with all its faults, if they are such;...

Posted 2 years ago on Dec. 31, 2012, 10:34 a.m. EST by FawkesNews (1290)
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... because I think a general Government necessary for us, and there is no form of Government but what may be a blessing to the people if well administered, and believe farther that this is likely to be well administered for a course of years, and can only end in Despotism, as other forms have done before it, when the people shall become so corrupted as to need despotic Government, being incapable of any other....Ben Franklin

http://www.usconstitution.net/franklin.html

http://press-pubs.uchicago.edu/founders/documents/a7s3.html

We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution...Abraham Lincoln

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