Tag Archives: Republic

In requiem: the Democracy of the “United States of America.”

With the end of the second decade of the 21st Century, democracy has died, and is replaced by a mobocracy which may swiftly transform into a tyranny. However oblivious and unwilling the observer, it is clearer than ever that government … Continue reading

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Irrepairable – no union, no republic, no “democracy”

As the aftermath of last week’s “protest” at and in the Capitol continues to reverberate around us, more and more people are asking the equivalent of “are all these aftershocks?” But a few are asking, “Is all of this, including … Continue reading

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Does the fate of the Republic depend on Georgia?

To listen to the politicians, the talk shows, the pundits, and the news stories, you would certainly think so. Depending on your political stance, the future of the Fifty States rests on the voters (legal, illegal, absent, mail-in, walk-in, and … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Republic or Empire – What is the American military?

By Nathan Barton The entire issue of “transgender” military personnel is again in the news, with the new “ban” announced to take effect in April, as reported by Jewish World Review. It brings to mind some basic questions. Whether the … 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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