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The U.S. is not a true democracy

August 25, 2012
The Marietta Times

In this election season I have heard many allegedly learned people refer to the United States as a "democracy." While democratic elections are an aspect of our governmental system, our nation is most assuredly not a democracy. This may seem a minor point, and to many in the media who routinely get it wrong it clearly is, but it lies at the heart of what has made our country great over the past two centuries.



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