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Where democracy needs to be rescued
Washington Times ^
| Wednesday, April 9, 2003
| Paul Craig Roberts
Posted on 04/09/2003 9:54:45 PM PDT by JohnHuang2
Edited on 07/12/2004 4:02:30 PM PDT by Jim Robinson.
While American neoconservatives use "the war on terror" to impose democracy on the Middle East, two New York Law School professors urge us to rescue democracy here at home. In a newly released book from Yale University Press, "Democracy by Decree," Ross Sandler and David Schoenbrod show how the plaintiff's bar and judges have used consent decrees to take government away from elected officials.
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TOPICS: Editorial; News/Current Events
|Our troops give so much of themselves, and we all benefit from their efforts.
The next time you look at your bank balance, why not find some way to take some money and put it towards supporting the members of our armed services in some way? Maybe find a family who has someone serving, and buy them dinner, or some groceries, or a gift for their children? Maybe find a way to contribute to a fund for the memory of any of those who have fallen? Our armed forces deserve our support in tangible ways.
posted on 04/09/2003 9:56:44 PM PDT
by Support Free Republic
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Great article! This guy is definately on the right track.Lets give him some support.
posted on 04/09/2003 10:16:25 PM PDT
(Our Liberties we prize, and our rights we will maintain!)
Nice find John.
posted on 04/09/2003 10:18:17 PM PDT
("One man of reason and goodwill is worth more, actually and potentially, than a million fools" AR)
I'm not a big fan of democracies. Those seeking power can promise the moon and get elected over the objections of those urging retraint or - in our case - even the constraints of the Constitution.
Let's keep the Republic and all its worts.
posted on 04/10/2003 1:56:54 AM PDT
by The Raven
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