A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the voters discover that they can vote themselves largesse from the public treasury. From that moment on, the majority always votes for the candidates promising the most benefits from the public treasury, with the result that a democracy always collapses over loose fiscal policy, always followed by a dictatorship.
~Professor Alexander Tytler
posted on 05/05/2006 7:32:28 AM PDT
Why Isn't Socialism Dead
OOPS sorry. I thought this was a thread about Hillary.
posted on 05/05/2006 7:35:29 AM PDT
(Love like you've never been hurt;Dance like nobody's watching;PRAY like it's your last prayer)
Thats what I believe.. democracy leads always to socialism. I think our battle to stop the spread of socialism in America is worth it, and we will delay things.. allowing for invention and the betterment of lives in the meantime.. But ultimately we will go down to socialism if we stay democratic.
posted on 05/05/2006 7:15:12 PM PDT
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