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THE GLOBAL ONLINE MAGAZINE OF ARTS, INFORMATION & ENTERTAINMENT
July-August 2018 | Volume 14 Number 4
“If angels were to govern men, neither external nor internal controls on government would be necessary. In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: you must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place oblige it to control itself.”
— "The Federalist", Essays by Alexander Hamilton, John Jay and James Madison
What for many decades set America apart from the rest of the world were it’s professed beliefs, inscribed in The Constitution of the United States, in the power of government to conduct affairs of man and state with relentless scrutiny, to defend itself and others against the barbaric and the unscrupulous. Unfortunately, human nature and its inherent failings too often overtook what were the higher intentions of the Founding Fathers, even amongst whom many of those failings were evident.