Among the most formidable of the obstacles which the new Constitution will have to encounter may readily be distinguished the obvious interest of a certain class of men in every State to resist all changes which may hazard a diminution of the power, emolument, and consequence of the offices they hold under the State establishments; and the perverted ambition of another class of men, who will either hope to aggrandize themselves by the confusions of their country, or will flatter themselves with fairer prospects of elevation from the subdivision of the empire into several partial confederacies than from its union under one government.
There are a certian class of men (and a few women) this seems to describe to a T.
The GOP scum fit so nicely into this expectation.
Alexander Hamilton warned of this propensity or tendency in The Federalist Papers. #1 to be exact.
How this is so prophetic lends creedence to the vision and foresight he and others had and how constant Greed and the Lust for Power is, over 200yrs hence of his writing.
A society that does not make what it needs will fall... its welfare becomes dependant on others. We are on that road now and it is a downhill ride... which means it takes very little effort to get there.