"...as all history informs us, there has been in every State & Kingdom a constant kind of warfare between the governing & governed: the one striving to obtain more for its support, and the other to pay less. And this has alone occasioned great convulsions, actual civil wars, ending either in dethroning of the Princes, or enslaving of the people. Generally indeed the ruling power carries its point, the revenues of princes constantly increasing, and we see that they are never satisfied, but always in want of more. The more the people are discontented with the oppression of taxes; the greater need the prince has of money to distribute among his partisans and pay the troops that are to suppress all resistance, and enable him to plunder at pleasure. There is scarce a king in a hundred who would not, if he could, follow the example of Pharaoh, get first all the peoples money, then all their lands, and then make them and their children servants for ever." ~ Benjamin Franklin
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I am a twenty-year old observer, explorer and discoverer. I make what little I have by making picture perfect pizzas at Papa John's Pizza in Danville, Kentucky. In my free time I like to write, both in columns and personal journals. I am hopeful that at some stage in my life I can end the use of my bodily pain to make money and use my brain - not only as a means of income, but as a means of furthering my community, loved-ones and the future.
I enjoy hoarding a mass of silver coins, eating fine vegan chocolate, spazzing out on over-caffeinated energy drinks and spending time with my girlfriend and pet hampster.
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