When sovereignty dissolves with a whimper, not a bang

Quico says: Walter Lippmann once said that “there is no greater necessity for men who live in communities than that they be governed, self-governed if possible, well-governed if they are fortunate, but in any event, governed.”

From that point of view, and from no other, the good burghers of El Nula, Apure State (pop. 10,893) can consider themselves lucky. [hat tip: Bristow.]

ps: Sorry if posting’s been light. We have a bunch of ideas and projects cooking in the background; I guess you could say that, at the moment, our ambition is running well ahead of our available time. Do keep checking, though…good stuff is on its way.

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