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  •  Again, that proves the point: the wealthy (3+ / 0-)

    held more power than government: a condition which the Founders of the USA were determined to prevent.

    They favored high estate taxes to prevent that sort of situation from occurring.

    You can't fully talk about the Medicis' values without pointing out the murderous schemes they hatched.  Not sure that was really beneficial.

    "The law is meant to be my servant and not my master, still less my torturer and my murderer." -- James Baldwin. July 11, 1966.

    by YucatanMan on Sat Dec 08, 2012 at 06:27:04 PM PST

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