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Is America Following the Cycle?

Great nations rise and fall. The average age of the world’s greatest civilizations has been 200 years.

A quote most often attributed to Sir Alex Fraser Tyler, a Scottish jurist and historian says,
“A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the voters discover that they can vote themselves largesse from the public treasury. From that moment on, the majority always votes for the candidates promising the most benefits from the public treasury with the result that a democracy always collapses over loose fiscal policy, always followed by a dictatorship.”

Where do you think America is in the cycle?

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February 22, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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