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  •  That depends. (0+ / 0-)

    Look at Syria.  Look at the US.

    What if a madman got into the Presidency and started passing all these undemocratic laws all by themselves?

    We think it couldn't happen, but Nazi Germany was in my parent's generation.  That's not exactly ancient history.

    What if the military rose up and joined the people's side?

    The government is nothing without the military.  And if someone takes away the ballot box, what do you do?

    People make the mistake of thinking because of how things are, that is how they will always be.

    100 years from now may be very, very different.

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