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Merdecracy
By James A. Montanye
This article appeared in the Fall 2010 issue of The Independent Review


Abstract

No single term aptly characterizes the vulgar essence of the fraud and corruption now rampant in the legislative process. The neologism merdecracy, along with its scatological subsidiary concepts, underscores the filthiness of current lawmaking practices.



Other Independent Review articles by James A. Montanye
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    Summer 2011   Property Rights and the Limits of Religious Liberty
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Volume 15 Number 2
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