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Re: [Land-speed] HowLong have we Got?

To: "Tom Bryant" <>, "Landspeed"
Subject: Re: [Land-speed] HowLong have we Got?
From: "Dave Dahlgren" <>
Date: Tue, 4 Aug 2009 15:44:12 -0400
Could not have said it better thanks Tom knew that was out there and my 
thoughts exactly.. Be well smile often and keep the shiey side up wait your 
car is in primer.. LOL...
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tom Bryant" <>
To: "Landspeed" <>
Sent: Tuesday, August 04, 2009 3:01 PM
Subject: [Land-speed] HowLong have we Got?

> This is not political, just a wake up!
> Tom, Redding CA - #216 D/FCC
> About the time our original thirteen states adopted their new constitution
> in 1787, Alexander Tyler, a Scottish history professor at the University 
> of
> Edinburgh, had this to say about the fall of the Athenian Republic some 2
> 000 years earlier:
> 'A democracy is always temporary in nature; it simply cannot exist as a
> permanent form of government.'
> 'A democracy will continue to exist up until the time that voters discover
> they can vote themselves generous gifts from the public treasury.'
> 'From that moment on, the majority always vote for the candidates who
> promise the most benefits from the public treasury, with the result that
> every democracy will finally collapse due to loose fiscal policy, which is
> always followed by a dictatorship.'
> 'The average age of the world's greatest civilizations from the beginning 
> of
> history, has been about 200 years'
> 'During those 200 years, those nations always progressed through the
> following sequence:
> 1. From bondage to spiritual faith;
> 2. From spiritual faith to great courage;
> 3. From courage to liberty;
> 4. From liberty to abundance;
> 5. From abundance to complacency;
> 6. From complacency to apathy;
> 7. From apathy to dependence;
> 8. From dependence back into bondage'
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