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First Principles: History Shows That of All Governments, Democracy Is the Most Unstable, Fluctuating and Short-Lived

“The experience of all former ages had shown that of all human governments, democracy was the most unstable, fluctuating and short-lived.” – John Quincy Adams    

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First Principles: There Has Never Been A Democracy That Did Not Commit Suicide

“Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide.” – John Adams (and that’s why we’re a republic and not a democracy says every right thinking … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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