What Is Democracy? What Our Founding Fathers Said0
Found these great facts on Democracy Is Not Freedom – Look at what some of current day politicians say compared to what our Founding Fathers said:
WHAT POLITICIANS SAY Now . . .
â€œDemocracy is … the only path to national success and dignity.â€ â€”George W. Bush
â€œWe must revitalize our democracy.â€ â€”Bill Clinton
â€œThe world must be made safe for democracy.â€
WHAT THE FOUNDERS SAID Then . . .
â€œDemocracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch.Â Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote.â€ â€”Ben Franklin
â€œThe democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.â€
â€œDemocracy … wastes, exhausts, and murders itself.Â There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.â€
â€œDemocracy is the most vile form of government… democracies have ever been spectacles of turbulence and contention… incompatible with personal security or the rights of property.â€
â€œThe majority, oppressing an individual, is guilty of a crime, abuses its strength, and … breaks up the foundations of society.â€