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Old August 14 2012, 07:37 AM   #86
Re: Is the Federation a True Democracy? And How Did It Reach That Poin

Sci wrote: View Post
ThePatriot1776 wrote: View Post
Actually, the President of the United States is not elected by the people either.
Yes, and the Electoral College is a horrible, undemocratic, and abusive institution that should have been abolished decades ago, along with Jim Crow, property requirements for voting, and state legislators picking Senators. It's absolutely not something a real democracy should copy.
We're not a democracy nor have we ever been. We are, however, a republic. In the Constitution of the United States there is no mention or the use of the word 'democracy'. There is the use of the word 'republic'.
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