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.
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:
by H P Roychoudhury8 years ago
Do you believe in democratic government or autocratic government?
by Alan2 years ago
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by Youngcurves197 years ago
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by wiserworld3 years ago
What should be done with North Korea in your opinion?
by sean kinn6 years ago
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by Greensleeves Hubs4 years ago
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