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The Majority That Wasn't: When 50% of the Vote Just Isn't Good Enough

http://ilnews.org

A man won - or so he thought - an election with 52 percent of the vote. But city bureaucrats won't let him take his seat because of the strange way they define a majority.

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The Real Lesson of Ballot Access Battles

http://c4ss.org

The duopoly-the Republican and Democratic Parties-claim to not agree on much, but they certainly agree on one thing: Only Republicans and Democrats are permissible candidates for election to public office.

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Democracy vs. Republic; A former LEO's point of view

http://www.wakeupforliberty.com

If you are a believer in what is called a Democracy, your opinion is about to change. You see it’s quite simple. When it applies to the people in the private sector, no one believes in Democracy, which is defined as majority rule. It will be difficult to find anyone who would consider it to be an appropriate exercise of Democracy for 55% of the people to believe the remaining 45% of the population should be put to death and...

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5 Reasons Humanity Is Terrible at Democracy

http://www.cracked.com

Ask the average person what's wrong with government and you'll hear all about corrupt politicians, corporate lobbyists and shady backroom deals. But, of course, we elected those corrupt politicians, and the more you look at the situation, the more it appears that as people, we are just really bad at democracy. After all, science proves that ...

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"New" Germany seizes, scrubs [private] Stasi museum. Apologetics?

http://www.independent.co.uk

1 in 20 East Germans were informants. "The Lives of Others" is a sad and unsettling movie about what results when Soviet statism is executed with German efficiency: The Stasi. Funny how much of East German communist assets like this museum were homesteaded, and now the "kindler, gentler" western state wants to seize it all over again. Never again!

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