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Democracy and Majority Rule

Jim134 Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 10:16 AM
Power corrupts and absolute power absolutely corrupts. I am hoping that the states hold the line, and a simple answer is to vote all incumbents out either every two or four years. It would take a few elections, but the elected officials would know who they are working for and who they are serving.
hjismsm105 Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 11:09 AM
The only problem I see, even though I agree with you to a certain extent, is the possibility of the 'moocher' class of gaining even more power.
President Barack Obama narrowly defeated Gov. Mitt Romney in the popular vote 51 percent to 48 percent. In the all-important Electoral College, the difference was larger, with Obama winning 303 electoral votes and Romney 206. Let's not think so much about the election's outcome but instead ask: What's so good about democracy and majority rule?

How many decisions in our day-to-day lives would we like to be made through majority rule or the democratic process? How about the decision to watch a football game or "Law and Order"? What about whether to purchase a Chevrolet Volt or a Toyota Prius? Would you...