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To: Ohioan
On the French spectrum--and they invented it--are Founding Fathers are more on the left side of the Spectrum.
64 posted on 07/25/2003 5:04:57 PM PDT by Destro (Know your enemy! Help fight Islamic terrorisim by visiting www.johnathangaltfilms.com)
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To: Destro
Simply repeating yourself, only makes for a circular argument. Rather than repeat my self, I stand by my reply #63. But I will add this:

I think you are missing the essential point, which has to do with how the rights of the individual rightist are to be protected from the mass of humanity. Those who sat on the Right in the French Assembly wanted to be safe from the mob. So too did the Founding Fathers--although they might not have been so snobbish about it--but that is almost precisely what Madison's comments on Democracy were about.

The Great movements of the Left, Communism, National Socialism, and various other varieties of Socialism, all embrace the mob--the power of numbers.

Again, see Political Spectrum, to illustrate my argument.

70 posted on 07/26/2003 11:21:33 AM PDT by Ohioan
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