What do you think about our "democratic" government?

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    DolanMartinezposted 17 months ago

    What do you think about our "democratic" government?

    I believe the rich have ruled this country for decades. I would like to see what others have to say.

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    RTalloniposted 8 months ago

    We in the United States of America live in a Republic.  Benjamin Franklin was asked, "What have you given us, sir?"  "A Republic, Ma'am, if you can keep it," was his reply. To begin understanding the difference between a democracy and a Republic the following video could be helpful:


    Reading the writings of the Founders gives better insight into the motivation  behind the decisions that led to our having a Republic.  A Republic was chosen and fought for with purpose. To begin understanding more about the kind of people supporting those decisions the following video is helpful: