First Principles: America Is A Republic Not A Democracy

“Pure democracies have ever been spectacles of turbulence and contention; have ever been found incompatible with personal security, or the rights of property; and have, in general, been as short in their lives as they have been violent in their deaths.” – James Madison, in Federalist Number 10 (1787)

To read Federalist Number 10 in its entirety, please see:

http://www.constitution.org/fed/federa10.htm

 

 

 

 

 

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Writer, poet, musician, surfer, father of two princesses and husband to Ally Romani.
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