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The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli: Astonishing in its candor The Prince even today remains a disturbingly realistic and prophetic work on what it takes to be a prince . . . a king . . . a president. In The Prince he envisioned would be unencumbered by ordinary ethical and moral values; his prince would be man and beast, fox and lion. This is essential reading for every student of government, and is the ultimate book on power politics.

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Portrait of Niccolò Machiavelli by Santi di Tito Full name Niccolò Machiavelli Born 3 May 1469 Florence Died 21 June 1527 (aged 58) Florence Era Renaissance Italy School Renaissance philosophy, realism, Classical republicanism Main interests Politics (and Political Philosophy), military theory, history Influenced by[show] Influenced[show] Signature

Republican Slugfest - "Last week’s NY Times article highlighting Republican’s continued efforts to mount legal challenges to the new healthcare law are embarrassing me as a Republican-leaning independent. For one, this ship has sailed. The opposition may have future victories in court but they’ll be minor in comparison to the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Act. The Affordable Care Act, for all its failings and incompetent rollout is the new norm – whether you like it (50% of…

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