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Money, Politics, Divisions

November 08, 2023 - 00:00
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America has had on-off relations with political corruption that go back to the early years of our republic.Thomas Jefferson, in his only book, Notes on the State of Virginia, wrote: “With money we will get men, said Caesar, and with men we will get money. They should look forward to a time, and that not a distant one, when corruption in this … country … will have seized the heads of government, and be spread by them through the body of the people; when they will purchase the voices of the people, and make them pay the price. Human nature ...

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