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Today's religious-right Christians conveniently leave out any mention of the original Americans, Pagan to the very core. You might also be interested to read out proposed Constitutional Amendments to revoke Illegitimate corporate power, erode the power of money over elections, and establish an affirmative constitutional right to vote. It comes as no surprise that governments spend more money and regulate more actively during crises — wars and economic bailouts are expensive and complicated.

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Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA (April 18, 2008)

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