Define 'democracy'.....

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    well how would you define 'democracy'?:eusa_whistle:
     
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    Having one more choice than the Russians had under Stalin.
     
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    There's this thing I like to use called a dictionary. You should try it.
     
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    Mob Rule. Mob Tyranny.

    Define Establishment of Justice.
     
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    I believe Thomas Jefferson defined it best:

    “A democracy is nothing more than mob rule, where fifty-one percent of the people may take away the rights of the other forty-nine.”
     
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    We are a Republic, not a Democracy. Define the difference, its important.
     
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    Isn't it amazing how so many don't understand this point nor the differences between the two?
     
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    democracy is a form of government where-by unethical people, using lies, misinformation and fear tactics, can scare millions of voters into voting for bad people and bad laws
     
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    There are Powers none of us should have over each other.
     
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    Are there any non representative democracy's? aka republic or parlimintarian types of democracy's?

    I do not think there is any true democratic government on earth.
    Of course democratic government is an oxymoron if you think about it.
     

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