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Why We Are a Republic, Not a Democracy

PoliticsCommentary Taken from the Daily Signal a publication of The Heritage Foundation http://webmail.earthlink.net/wam/msg.jsp?msgid=61962&folder=INBOX&isSeen=true&x=2051581979 Why We Are a Republic, Not a Democracy Walter E. Williams / January 17, 2018 / comments The Founding Fathers designed a system that places heavy checks on the power of the majority. Commentary By Walter E. Williams Walter E. Williams is…

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Heading for a Dictatorship

Previously we have shown, in this blog (www.whatdemocracy.net), that this nation is founded on the ideals of a Republic which is a form of government based on law. (see also www.squidoo.com/whatdemocracy). After years of undermining the citizens’ understanding of the ideals of a Republic, and as the result of no serious efforts to keep the…

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Straight Party Ticket

Political parties have, over the years, evolved to become much like corporations in that they seek to benefit themselves. There is a grass roots group within each political party which is very interested in the issues and as a result this group will work very hard on the party’s platform in order to make a…

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