The Founding Fathers understood something very important:
You can’t trust the people in power.
They understood that people in power will always put keeping that power on the top of their lists of priorities.
It’s not that politicians are corrupt. It’s simply that people don’t like to lose power. Have you ever seen someone get demoted at work? Usually, they don’t take it well. Whether it was deserved or not, they rarely just accept it with a smile. People with power usually want to keep that power.
Sadly, it’s human nature.
The Founding Fathers recognized this and they brilliantly built a system that uses the lust for power to help the country. Read the rest of this entry