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Opinion: Not A Democracy – Buz Williams

“Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote.” – Benjamin Franklin The left is always harping about how Trump, conservative Republicans, Elon Musk’s Twitter or so-called “hate speech” are a threat to our democracy. In the first place, our form of government is

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Opinion: Change the Bill of Rights? Don’t Be So Sure

We live in a time of division and uncertainty. Some people say that the only path forward is to fundamentally “update” our government, including such basic documents as the Bill of Rights. At first glance, it might seem like a good idea. After all, the Bill of Rights changed the original Constitution by adding 10

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Opinion: The Genius of America’s Anti-Democratic Tradition

As Election Day — or Election Week, or Election Month — prepares to perform a welcome coup de grâce on one of the worst years in living memory, there is something for which every American should be grateful. In 2020, tributes, panegyrics, hymns and paeans to American democracy have been rare. Right-leaning folks see red, appropriately, whenever The D

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