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Can we keep our Republic?

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Posted By: Hazymac, 10/10/2019 2:40:56 PM

When asked the type of government the Constitutional Convention had created, Benjamin Franklin famously replied, “A Republic, if you can keep it.” Franklin and the Founders understood that given a flawed human nature and its passion for power, no form of political order can survive if it is not continually maintained and defended against attempts to dismantle it in order to empower one faction at the expense of others, thus diminishing their freedom. Since the election of Donald Trump, we have been watching one of the most serious assaults on the Constitutional Republic in our history. With the current efforts of the

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Reply 1 - Posted by: StrikingViking 10/10/2019 3:11:41 PM (No. 203508)
A democratic republic needs a well-educated citizenry and a proper respect for morality. The Left is working overtime to erode our traditional morality and to substitute leftist indoctrination for liberal education in our schools and universities. This last, great hope of mankind is being hollowed out. KAGA.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: fayebeck 10/10/2019 3:18:05 PM (No. 203516)
Nope.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: DVC 10/10/2019 3:45:30 PM (No. 203536)
FTA:"If the Dems win, and they succeed in abolishing the Electoral College, making the Senate proportionately representative, eviscerating the First and Second Amendments, and ....." If this happens, the 2nd Amendment kicks in, for real.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Jesuslover54 10/10/2019 4:29:52 PM (No. 203565)
If you are not stockpiling ammo it means you really do think that the future will be like the past, and it never has been.
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