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Middle East 'Democracy'

Ralph56 Wrote: Apr 04, 2013 12:07 AM
Hope you liberals and Repubicans are paying attention to this article. Commit it to memory. A person's record in upholding the Constitution thereby protecting the citizenry from the govt., is more important than how cool they are. They don't have to be the same religion as you. They just have to have the same values.

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...