In the following quote, James Madison refers to himself in the third person then proceeds to argue against a democratic form of government. I know. The US contrary to popular belief never was a democracy. It has always been a republic, and here are some good reasons why:
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
A speech read by James Wilson on Behalf of Benjamin Franklin June 2nd, 1787 during the Constitutional Convention. Consider its relevance to today's government and politics.
I am currently working on a piece about why congressional term limits WILL NOT work, and SHOULD NOT be implemented. While researching for the piece, I have compiled some spreadsheets about the terms of sitting Senators and Representatives.The information in the following table will be outdated to some extent in November, but it is very interesting and telling.