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THE FOURTH ESTATE

For those that are civics minded there are three branches of government. Congress which legislates, the Presidency as the executive overseeing the running of the government, and the Judicial which holds those other two accountable to the Constitution.

There's a fourth branch outside of government that many may not think about. It's enshrined in the First Amendment to the very Constitution just mentioned.

The Founders of this American Nation were smart people. They realized that even the three branches could fail the citizens and made sure that the citizenry had an outlet for accountability. A...

 

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