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Why is it that I spent 7 years writing Farewell to America but no one seems to worry about me having a copyright and am registered with the Library of Congress. I spent money for all that, but people printing my book do not care. I believe that anyone that copies my book word for word is violating U.S. law. If I had a job and someone came and got my paycheck that would be stealing. I spent 7 years writing my book and thieves are printing it and stealing MY money. I traveled the world doing research. I spent $6,000 for research. That book is MINE.
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