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Message 1429182 - Posted: 16 Oct 2013, 9:49:44 UTC - in response to Message 1429170.  
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The objective is to have good government. It is not to have a democracy.

Rah rah, rally round the flag peeps, vote for Matt Giwer for Dictator!



America has never been a Democracy. We don't use that system of government here.

In the absolute original meaning of Democracy you may be correct. But a system where every eligible person votes on every motion is obviously unworkable. Democracy has now come to mean where people vote for representatives to attend Government meetings and vote there on the people behalf.

Therefore under any modern meaning of Democracy the US is a Democratic Republic.



Absolutely not. The United States is a Constitutional Republic. And I wanted to add, thank God we are not a Democracy.
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Message 1429209 - Posted: 16 Oct 2013, 10:59:30 UTC - in response to Message 1429182.  

The objective is to have good government. It is not to have a democracy.

Rah rah, rally round the flag peeps, vote for Matt Giwer for Dictator!



America has never been a Democracy. We don't use that system of government here.

In the absolute original meaning of Democracy you may be correct. But a system where every eligible person votes on every motion is obviously unworkable. Democracy has now come to mean where people vote for representatives to attend Government meetings and vote there on the people behalf.

Therefore under any modern meaning of Democracy the US is a Democratic Republic.


The definition Democracy can be applied to the US since the introduction of the 17th Amendment, since when Senators are directly elected by the people.
Absolutely not. The United States is a Constitutional Republic. And I wanted to add, thank God we are not a Democracy.
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Message 1429316 - Posted: 16 Oct 2013, 16:28:09 UTC - in response to Message 1429167.  
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Thanks on the Brit elections, folks. I have no idea what I was thinking of.

Fair dinkum sport....you had us all up side down there for a minute...he-he.
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Message 1429369 - Posted: 16 Oct 2013, 20:11:23 UTC - in response to Message 1429323.  

When i first glanced over this Thread title I thought is read ...
"Do you trust Chris?".
I'd say the answer is NO.


Naw, forgive the poor boy GF. The lack of women in his party means he's got too much time on his hands.

Maybe if the Chinese import more he might get lucky.
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Message 1429416 - Posted: 16 Oct 2013, 22:18:10 UTC - in response to Message 1429316.  

Thanks on the Brit elections, folks. I have no idea what I was thinking of.

Fair dinkum sport....you had us all up side down there for a minute...he-he.


Nothing intended. I know I read something like that. I remember to many bits and pieces. I am almost certain England was involved else I would not have paid attention to it. Were they changes to party rules? Something about replacing a party leader maybe? Not important, I made my case on democracies without bringing in the war of democracies of 1861-65.
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Message 1429428 - Posted: 16 Oct 2013, 22:41:59 UTC - in response to Message 1429408.  
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aside:
Don't call me GF.
The Acronym sucks.
I'm no ones Girl Friend.
Changed my name to "Gone Off Open Fishing".

Don't worry, i never mistook you for any of my girlfriends!

Edit, since he evaporated, this probably now makes no sense.
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Message 1429615 - Posted: 17 Oct 2013, 9:17:58 UTC - in response to Message 1429209.  

The objective is to have good government. It is not to have a democracy.

Rah rah, rally round the flag peeps, vote for Matt Giwer for Dictator!



America has never been a Democracy. We don't use that system of government here.

In the absolute original meaning of Democracy you may be correct. But a system where every eligible person votes on every motion is obviously unworkable. Democracy has now come to mean where people vote for representatives to attend Government meetings and vote there on the people behalf.

Therefore under any modern meaning of Democracy the US is a Democratic Republic.


The definition Democracy can be applied to the US since the introduction of the 17th Amendment, since when Senators are directly elected by the people.
Absolutely not. The United States is a Constitutional Republic. And I wanted to add, thank God we are not a Democracy.


A democracy means majority rules and that's the end of it. Maybe you should do some research about what a Constitutional Republic means and then remind yourself why America has a constitution and why this country is designed to protect the minority, not the majority. I'll say it again, you do not want majority rule in the USA.

You guys crack me up.

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Message 1429868 - Posted: 17 Oct 2013, 21:01:03 UTC
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What the US is: A Constitutional Republic, where the rights of the 'individual' are protected.

What they pretend it is: America is a Democracy - where an individual is forced to comply with the will of the majority.

What it really is: A corporation owned by international banking cabals, where the individual has no rights and whose labor is used as collateral in an unlawful pyramid scheme.
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Message 1429870 - Posted: 17 Oct 2013, 21:04:47 UTC - in response to Message 1429868.  

What the US is: A Constitutional Republic, where the rights of the 'individual' are protected.

What it is is pretended to be: America is a Democracy - where an individual is forced to comply with the will of the majority.

What it really is: A corporation owned by international banking cabals, where the individual has no rights and whose labor is used as collateral in an unlawful pyramid scheme.


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Message 1429884 - Posted: 17 Oct 2013, 21:25:08 UTC - in response to Message 1429882.  

Question.

Why don't all Americans move to China?



I've been there, it's filthy in the cities.

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Message 1429893 - Posted: 17 Oct 2013, 21:31:28 UTC - in response to Message 1429891.  

So I'm told, but If so many Americans are unhappy in their own country where else can they go?


The UK as we have an unrestricted open door policy :)
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Message 1429894 - Posted: 17 Oct 2013, 21:32:08 UTC - in response to Message 1429891.  

So I'm told, but If so many Americans are unhappy in their own country where else can they go?


Why should they leave? I say fix it if you think it is broke. The problem is most Americans are too busy with complacency and are apathetic to what is going on..too busy watching Honey BooBoo and the Kardashians....and watching <insert whatever absurd reality show you want here>.

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Message 1429898 - Posted: 17 Oct 2013, 21:36:34 UTC - in response to Message 1429895.  

So you'd rather have more of this?

Is it a good idea?
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Message 1429905 - Posted: 17 Oct 2013, 21:40:46 UTC - in response to Message 1429901.  

I refer you to post No.1 in this thread.


That's gone by the wayside as when they take charge of our energy, for you to continue with your crunching farm, you'll be paying the Chinese....

..Next.......
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Message 1429948 - Posted: 17 Oct 2013, 23:28:55 UTC - in response to Message 1429898.  

So you'd rather have more of this?

Is it a good idea?

Not really, they drive on the wrong side in China...
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Message 1429956 - Posted: 17 Oct 2013, 23:44:51 UTC
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您的电票据现在是交付的....

....Can you read the above? If not then I suggest you learn to read Chinese!!

It translates to, " Your electricity bill is now due"
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Message 1429963 - Posted: 18 Oct 2013, 0:01:21 UTC

你也使用谷歌翻譯
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Message 1429988 - Posted: 18 Oct 2013, 0:26:42 UTC

我有可愛的束椰子

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Message 1430096 - Posted: 18 Oct 2013, 7:50:20 UTC

我是亨利,我的第八
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Message 1430195 - Posted: 18 Oct 2013, 12:12:04 UTC

Henry VIII I am - I am.....

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