Comment: Republic - Not a Democracy

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Republic - Not a Democracy

We're not a democracy, we're a republic. If we had signed up for "tyranny of the majority", then he would have a point; however, we did not. Thusly, I think I'll just echo the correct sentiment in a quote:

"When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation."

If we so choose, we may declare the causes and separate... it is that right that makes us free. If that is not an option, we are truly enslaved by our government.