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Middle East 'Democracy'

Delta Wrote: Apr 03, 2013 5:12 PM
He'll have made his place in history, all right ...
America is Over Wrote: Apr 03, 2013 6:08 PM
In the future, History will be outlawed.
CuriousKevmo Wrote: Apr 04, 2013 9:29 AM
Not all history, just the "wrong" history.

The Obama administration treated the creation of "democracy" in the Middle East as a Good Thing. Ironically, those who created the United States of America viewed democracy with fear-- and created a Constitutional republic instead.

Everything depends on how you define democracy. In its most basic sense, democracy means majority rule. But there can be majority rule in a free country or in a country with an authoritarian or even a dictatorial government.

In this age of sloppy uses of words, many people include freedom in their conception of democracy. But whether democracy leads to freedom is an open...