• Curt Arens

    Democracy is Messy Business

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     by Curt Arens
     on April 13, 2011

        The farmers who battled the British in the spring of 1775 fought for our freedom to disagree and to compromise.   It wasn’t all that well planned out, but the farmers and laborers in the countryside knew one thing. They wanted to be free. They had no idea, when they stood together on Lexington Green to face a well-trained British column on the morning of April 15, 1775, what the country they were about to risk life and limb for would turn out to become. Yet, when…

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