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Our Republican form of government

April 10, 2009

I’ve been repeating for a very long time that the Founders did not intend that we have a “democracy.”  Democracy implies majority rule, which inevitably turns into mob rule.  We have a “republic” which consists of the rule of law, limited government, and checks and balances throughout.

I found this video through Glenn Beck’s 912 Project site.  In just ten minutes it encapsulates what I tried to teach my political science students in a whole semester.  It is well worth watching.


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