Raymond, (Ret) Wrote:
Dec 14, 2012 9:30 AM
Our Founders gave us a republic because they well understood that democracies always fail. They do so because the majority will sooner or later contrive to abuse it for their own benefit. Having first promoted the changes and, more importantly, the public mindset necessary to function as a democracy rather than as a republic, progressives have succeeded in setting us up for just such a prospect as our Founders feared.