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The Founders Held Great Mistrust for Democracy

The Founders Held Great Mistrust for Democracy

The Founders held great mistrust for democracy.  They did desire democratic principles.  They did not want a democracy for our form of government.  America’s founders were widely read.  They knew the work of Plato who wrote in The Republic, “And so tyranny naturally arises out of democracy.” Our history from James Madison As Plato decrees, …

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Your Rights, If You Can Keep Them

Christopher Maidment recently began his post, A Republic, If You Can Keep It, by saying: A Government Of The People, By The People, and For The People.  That’s the whole foundation of this country. I disagree.  The foundation of the country begins with the Declaration of Independence.  That document asks and answers two fundamental questions: