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Democracy and Majority Rule

Joycey Wrote: Nov 22, 2012 8:27 AM
I am coming to the point where I do not see a reason for government at all. The government has become extreme.
Joycey Wrote: Nov 22, 2012 8:44 AM
It should not be trying to guide us into some sort of weirdness.
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...