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By Allen West, CNSNews, December 2, 2019

“When we get piled upon one another in large cities, as in Europe, we shall become as corrupt as Europe.”

– Thomas Jefferson in a letter to James Madison.

I pray everyone had a wonderful and Happy Thanksgiving gathered with their family and friends. And it’s hard to believe, Christmas is yet upon us again, seems that the year just flew by. And so, this past Saturday on my long six-mile run, I reflected on the past week.

Earlier this week I was contacted by a man here in Texas, who offered a very interesting proposal. His concern was that big cities were drowning out the voices of rural communities. He asked if it were possible to have an electoral college at the State level. All week long I have been pondering his proposal, and then, during my Saturday morning run, it hit me.

We are living in a real “Hunger Games”.

I am quite sure you have heard the saying of “art imitating life”, that adage applies here. Think about the trilogy movie series called “The Hunger Games.” The premise of the film is that in America there had been a civil war. The resolution of that conflagration was that the government, described as “The Capitol,” divided the country into Districts. Each of those Districts were responsible for certain commodity production that served the purpose of The Capitol. The Capitol was the place where the elites resided, while the Districts were rural, and existed under the watchful eye of the tyrannical government…and yes, they were disarmed.  ….

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