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skinner July 3rd, 2013 2:16am

Should I buy the federalist papers? My problem is I really hate the Federalist Party and Alexander Hamilton and I'm worried the book will annoy me to no end. What do you think?

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07/03/13 5:39 pm

They must be available for free on line. then if you don't like them you'll have gotten your money's worth.

FLAmerican Pensacola
07/03/13 5:29 pm

Why not, James Madison helped write it, and he was the main author of the constitution and was a Jeffersonian democrat

rons Thanks America
07/03/13 12:03 pm

Sounds like you have too much time on your hands.

PAK the Armpit of Florida
07/03/13 8:38 am

Buy it, read it, keep it around for reference.

Jack14 Massachusetts
07/03/13 6:02 am

Skinner, go for it. You should try to understand all sides if the political spectrum even though you disagree with it.

MassAsks Boston
07/03/13 12:00 am

It will probably strengthen your opinions. Never hurts to try.

elianastar FreeSpeech
07/02/13 11:09 pm

Consider an audio version. Downpour is a great, reasonable, audiobook source. I've avoided audiobooks for ages, but they offer a free classic download ec month & that's how they got me hooked. Now I've probably got 200+ in Wishlist & a dozen on iPod.

07/02/13 10:27 pm

It won't hurt... I'm gonna read it before I take AP government

skinner Jersey City
07/03/13 4:51 am

Hey I'm taking that next year too!

thatguy81 here
07/02/13 7:57 pm

The federalist papers are garbage. Torrent that shit. Don't waste $

thatguy81 here
07/02/13 8:18 pm

They just irritate the shit out of me. The exact opposite of Jeffersonian Democracy.

skinner Jersey City
07/02/13 8:23 pm

That's what I was worried would be in it, a bunch of aristocratic nonsense

07/02/13 9:13 pm

Jefferson was a fan of the Federalist papers...

07/02/13 9:14 pm

Thomas Jefferson called them "best commentary on the principles of government which ever was written."

JollyMan93 Big Sky Guy
07/02/13 7:29 pm

Ummm uhhh..learning is fun?

shellybaxter1234 Peaceful Place
07/02/13 7:23 pm

Do not do something that will just annoy you - that's like the definition of insanity isn't it????

skinner Jersey City
07/02/13 7:30 pm

I don't know if it will annoy me or not, I'm just concerned it will. Next year I'm taking AP government and I've had people encouraging me to read it.

Jungle in the dog house
07/02/13 7:40 pm

You don't have to agree with it to want to learn about it.

07/02/13 7:51 pm

They should be required reading for anyone who wants to vote.

shellybaxter1234 Peaceful Place
07/02/13 7:56 pm

What's with people on this app and wanting to condition voting on something??

07/02/13 9:11 pm

I think agreeing on conditions for voting should be a condition for voting