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  •  wait and see on that (none)
    remember, Woodrow Wilson was instrumental in bringing democracy to much of Europe, but it didn't last and neither did his 'legacy.'  
    •  What? Democracy didn't last in Europe? :-) (nt) (none)

      Human life should be governed by truth, freedom, justice and love.

      by mimi on Sun Jan 30, 2005 at 10:12:29 AM PST

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      •  The Weimar Republic sure didn't (nt) (none)

        Amateurs talk strategery, professionals talk logistics

        by Young Freud on Sun Jan 30, 2005 at 01:41:37 PM PST

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        •  yeah, right (none)
          the constitution of Weimar had some major flaws, among others its article 48 that gave the President too much power ... sounds familiar? It took going through WWII to realize that. The constitution of 49 corrected these flaws.

          Human life should be governed by truth, freedom, justice and love.

          by mimi on Sun Jan 30, 2005 at 08:06:50 PM PST

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