America is a Constitutional Republic . . . NOT a Democracy!

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By Daneen G. Peterson, Ph.D.

Speech Given September 9, 2006 in Salt Lake City, Utah
 
How often have you heard people refer to America as a Democracy?  When was the last time that you heard America referred to as a Republic?   There is a very good reason that our Pledge of Allegiance refers to our country as a Republic and there is a very good reason that our Declaration of Independence and our constitution do not even mention the word “democracy“.
 
Many people are under the false impression our form of government is a democracy, or representative democracy. This is of course completely untrue. The Founders were extremely knowledgeable about the issue of democracy and feared a democracy as much as a monarchy
They understood that the only entity that can take away the people’s freedom is their own government, either by being too weak to protect them from external threats or by…

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