Structure is more important than content in the transmission of information.
Take up our quarrel with the foe: To you from falling hands we throw.
The key to organizing an alternative society is to organize people around what they can do, and more importantly, what they want to do.
First of all, there’s no mention of political parties in the Constitution, so you begin American history with not only no political conventions but also no parties.
The Phoenicians are entitled to be commemorated in history by the side of the Hellenic and Latin nations; but their case affords a fresh proof, and perhaps the strongest proof of all, that the development of national energies in antiquity was of a one-sided character.
Oftentimes during the period in which conventions really did business, you had situations where the delegates were divided and you would have ballot after ballot before there was a final nominee.
Expedience, not justice, is the rule of contemporary American law.
Once you get the right image the details aren’t that important.
In the Roman commonwealth, even on the conversion of the monarchy into a republic, the old was as far as possible retained.
In Democratic administrations, I visit the White House.