Thomas Jefferson to George Bush A Metamorphosis

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This book analyzes the metamorphosis between Thomas Jefferson and George W. Bush. The similarities between the administrations of both American Presidents are remarkable; yet basically unacknowledged by political scientists.

This book establishes the little known fact that George Bush justified the War in Iraq, using the same criteria that Thomas Jefferson used when justifying the Revolutionary War.

As both men’s words belied their actions; they both successfully engaged in subversive war time strategies, when convincing the Congress and the American people to go. An article courtesy of the Thomas Jefferson Encyclopedia.

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To apologize for this by developing the circumstances. His anonymous writings helped inspire the Boston Tea Party. He encouraged Thomas Paine, a bookstore acquaintance, to write Common Sense, and edited the entire pamphlet.

He was also personal confidant and medical adviser to Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Adams, becoming uniquely close to the Revolution’s leading men.

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The tyrannical Senate rule change that effectively eliminated the filibuster to make it easier to approve President Obama’s nominees should be called “Obamacare II,” Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander said Friday.

“This was the most dangerous restructuring of Senate rules since Thomas Jefferson wrote them,” the Republican from Tennessee wrote in an opinion piece for The.

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In fact, Jefferson saw George III as an evil, power-hungry, unjust ruler who wanted to undermine the American lifestyle. Jefferson had also charged the King with about thirty charges, some based on historical fact and some white lies, in the Declaration of Independence.