Tag Archives: Democracy

Democracy – this is what we get…

Most readers know the parable of the wolves and the sheep. Democracy is a vote with two wolves and a sheep on what to have for supper. A republic is when the sheep is armed and ready to defend herself.

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Brexit – what next? The fall of democracy.

Just as Stalingrad was the beginning of the beginning of the end of the Third Reich, is Brexit the beginning of the beginning of the end for the European Union? The Third Reich began with Hitler’s election (leading the National … Continue reading

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Implications of defining “democracy” for 2019 and beyond

By Nathan Barton In my last commentary on this subject, I did a brief analysis of ways in which the US Constitution is NOT democratic. And why the Democratic wing of the Regressives in the US Congress believe that to … Continue reading

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Defining “Democracy” and why the FedGov isn’t

By Nathan Barton Most libertarians and conservatives are aware that the Federal Government – the union of States – was established as a republic and not a democracy.  And of the distain (if that is a strong enough word) of … Continue reading

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Most Americans supposedly want to “revise” the First Amendment

The article just came across my newsfeed. The Free Beacon reports that a poll reports that a majority of Americans want to see the First Amendment to the United States Constitution rewritten. ” More than 60 percent of Americans agree on restricting … Continue reading

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China, democracy and liberty

By Nathan Barton What do Chinese Communists fear? The Hill some weeks ago published an opinion piece about how Red China fears democracy. Since this, of course, China and its economy, the US trade war, and the situation in Hong … Continue reading

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Is Red China dying?

By Nathan Barton Hong Kong is in the news a lot: protests have disrupted business and usual, and even shut down airline flights in and out of the former Crown Colony.  The protests started several months ago, because Beijing was … Continue reading

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Democracy = Liberty’s end

By Nathan Barton I never grow accepting of people who refer to “our democracy” when talking about one of the Fifty States, let along the FedGov (the federal government of these formerly United States). It constantly grates on my ears … Continue reading

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The threat of slavery in these Fifty States

By Nathan Barton I can hear it now – Nathan, you are speaking nonsense with this headline.  Come on, slavery was abolished years ago.  How can it be a threat? I point the reader to this column by Paul Jacobs. … Continue reading

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One more nail in the coffin

By Nathan Barton Democrats in Congress have introduced a constitutional amendment that would abolish the Electoral College and elect the President by a direct popular vote. There is strong evidence that the original American federal republic died a long time … Continue reading

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