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You should care

I know who wrote the Federalist Papers, which were written before the Constitution was ratified for the purposes of persuasion. The FP also argue against a Bill of Rights and yet a Bill of Rights exists none the less. The point being that not all Founders held the same beliefs or points of emphasis with regard to governance. You should care about the results of the popular vote particularly as the Executive usurps more and more power from Congress.

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Posted: 07/11/2019 at 4:27PM


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