POS 201 Government and Democracy

POS 201 Government and Democracy - January 9th, 2008...

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January 9 th , 2008 Government and Politics Lord Vader's Three Key Rules fore Political Science: 1) Good Political Science is about the reduction of uncertainty. 2) Only an idiot  gets angry at a fact . ***3) The Preamble: Live it. Love it. Learn it.*** ****************************************************** Government and Democracy - Government defined: a social organization extending to the whole of society that  can legitimately use force to carry out its decisions. o What separates the government from any other organization:  Only the government can put you in jail, take away your  freedom, and take away your property. o 83,000 and change in terms of government entities in the United  States. From Washington all the way down to Opa-locka. o No such thing as "Free-Lunch" . 36 cents of each dollar goes  into the running the government. Purpose of government
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course POS 201 taught by Professor Brezenski during the Spring '08 term at St. Thomas FL.

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