Democracy or Republic?
||December 4, 2000
Dear friend of liberty,
When we witness a grievous wrong, we want to scream.
We want to
release frustration, but more importantly, we hope people
will listen to
us so that a grievous wrong can be set right; a lie can be
Since the presidential election on November 7th,
pundits and operatives, reporters, pollsters, broadcasters,
commentators, columnists, lawyers and judges are
deliberately perpetuating a grave falsehood. They
constantly refer to
our form of government as a democracy, instead of as a
founders of our nation, as well as the thousands of men and
have died defending our country during the last 224 years,
screaming from their graves.
As of this evening, we, as citizens, have the opportunity to
correct a wrong. Representatives Ron Paul, Jack
Metcalf, Bob Stump, and
Mark Sanford submitted House Concurrent Resolution 443 early
evening. The resolution reaffirms that our form of
government is a
republic - not a democracy. In addition, the
resolution reaffirms our
electoral college system.
The difference between a republic and a democracy is the
between liberty for everyone or tyranny of the majority.
We must not allow the lie to continue. To those people
perpetuate the lie that our country is a democracy with the
our nation actually becomes one, we say, "No!"
To those people who
unwittiningly accept this falsehood as truth, we say,
"Stop. Think and
Citizens in every one of the 435 congressional districts
50 states must know about H. Con. Res. 443. They then
their U.S. representative to reaffirm his commitment to our
cosponsoring this fundamental resolution.
Inside-the-Beltway-professional-political types must also
H. Con. Res. 443. To serve notice on them that
we won't stand for
their lie, we will have the resolution published in a
You can do four things to help. 1. Please read the
yourself. 2. Please urge your U.S. representative to
H. Con. Res. 443. 3. Make a contribution so this
resolution can be
published in a D.C. newspaper to serve notice on the
types who spawned this lie. 4. Tell your family and
friends about the
resolution and ask them to help.
Please join our campaign to right this grievous wrong.
http://www.thelibertycommittee.org to read the
resolution, write your
representative, make a contribution, and ask your friends to
The Liberty Committee