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Excuse Me, Your Illogic Is Showing: Orwell’s Vision Emerges In California

Kevin 354 Wrote: Feb 17, 2013 10:02 AM
A city which does not elect a sheriff, but elects a mayor to appoint a police chief, elects to be governed by a police racket which serves and protects the police racket. If one is truley a Democrat, he would prefer the defense from tyranny which democracy is meant to provide.
Leonard67 Wrote: Feb 17, 2013 2:11 PM
You imply that this country is ran as a democracy. That is wrong and is a point the liberals have been trying to brainwash all of us to believe for some time now.

This is a Constitutional Republic. It does function around a democratic process but is NOT a democracy. Our founding fathers were very adamant about that distinction. All Americans need to be aware of that and understand the difference.

In the 1940’s and 50’s, famed Author George Orwell surmised that both the English language and civilized society were in decline.

After a press conference held last week by Emeryville, California Police Chief Ken James, it’s easy to see a decline in both language and critical thinking skills in our country. And as Orwell thought, indeed civilized society may very well be in jeopardy.

It happened on February 14th. Taking to the microphones and cameras in his suburban San Francisco community, Chief James stood at a podium with the requisite group of serious-looking, professionally dressed, pouty-faced people standing behind him...