The United States of America is now a democracy. Yes, the transformation promised by the collectivist (Marxist, communist, socialist, progressive, Democrat, - all the same) movement is complete. Most of America refers to us as a democracy and the government treats our government as a democracy.
We were founded as a Republic, as a Constitutional Republic. A republic means that the Supreme Ruler of the land is the law. In a Constitutional Republic the law is written in the Constitution and that makes the Constitution the Supreme Ruler of the land. This is unlike a democracy where the Supreme Ruler of the land is the majority or those in power. In all democracies the majority is redefined to become a smaller and smaller group until the government has become a dictatorship of a few or one.
Our Constitution specifically limits the power of the government. This is done in Article 1. Section 8 of the Constitution and reinforced by the 10th Amendment. Every responsible American should read Article 1. Section 8. Of the Constitution and any related information they can find including the Federalist Papers, Madison’s notes on the Constitution, and related comments and quotes. The founder’s understood that limiting government was critical to preserving individual liberty and freedom. The founders also understood the nature of man and that men are not angels and deceive and control.
A democracy has no limitations on the powers granted to government. The only limitations or restrictions that could exist would be those limitations and restriction placed on those in power by those in power. These restrictions and limitations could be retracted at any time.
In a Republic the power of government is limited and restricted. In a Democracy there are no mandatory limitations or restrictions placed on government.
The same is true for liberties of the people. Our Constitutional Republic was founded on the basis that all liberties come from God and cannot be abridged or eliminated by government. In a democracy, the liberties the people have are those granted to them by the majority or those in power. Biden said, “no amendment to the constitution is absolute.” He was referring to the Bill of Rights. Biden agrees with Lenin who said, “Liberty is so precious it must be rationed.”
Both Biden and Lenin were stating the principles of democracy. Democracy, with no limitations placed on government, also has the power to abridge or eliminate any liberty it deems would be in the best interest of those in power to abridge or eliminate.
In a Republic the power of government is limited and restricted while the liberties of the people can not be abridged or eliminated. In a Democracy, the power of government is unlimited and unrestricted while the liberties given to the people are rationed based on what government determines is best for government. This is the difference between a nation where freedom reigns supreme versus a nation which is controlled by some form of dictatorship.
Samuel Adams told the colonists before the revolutionary war, “It is high time that the people of this country determine if they will be free or if they will be slaves.” That time has arrived again; will the people of the United States choose to be free or be slaves. When you vote be absolutely sure you are voting for those who believe in republic and not democracy. If the person is a Democrat or a RINO, they favor democracy. Be discerning.
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