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Re: Scared yet?

Honestly, we do not have a democracy in America. It was meant to be a republic ("What sort of government have you given us, Mr. Franklin?"

"A republic, madam, if you can keep it.")

Unfortunately, we could not — it's now an oligarchy; some might argue a kakistocracy.

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