Democracy? No! James Madison explains

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“…democracies have ever been spectacles of turbulence and contention;  have ever been found incompatible with personal security or the rights of property;  and have in general been as short in their lives as they have been violent in their deaths…”  James Madison, Federalist #10, 1787-1788

The federal government was purposely designed in a way to prevent becoming a democracy in the future.  America was designed as a Republic, not a democracy.  What is the difference?  What is the weakness of a democracy when compared to a Republic?  Democracy has no restraint on government power and allows government and its minions to create and use unlimited power and force against the individual.

The term “Democracy” (?like “fair“?) is not included in the Declaration of Independence or Constitution of our nation or the Constitution of any of the 50 states.  James Madison explained why a democracy was purposely…

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