Comment: It certainly was less centralized than we are today

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It certainly was less centralized than we are today

and part of that is due to the way Senators are now chosen. They were once chosen by the state legislatures, now they are chosen by popular vote. It was thought that the Senate might be a check on the populist aspirations of the House. We reap the fruits of the whole of Congress' aspirations now every time we see the debt clock.

"Hence, naturally enough, my symbol for Hell is something like the bureaucracy of a police state or the office of a thoroughly nasty business concern." ~~C.S. Lewis
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