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What High School Taught me About Democracy
metallicman ^ | June 2018 | editorial staff

Posted on 07/26/2018 5:24:20 PM PDT by vannrox

Everything that I need to know about Democracy, I learned in High School. It’s true. By the time I started work at 14, I had a very good understanding about how democracy worked.

Now, this wasn’t by sitting down in Civics Class. It wasn’t by listening to a teacher instruct us. It wasn’t by reading a book on politics. No. It was by my experiences on Student Council.

You know, it is absolutely amazing to me that I received such a profound understanding at such an early age. Even my father, a staunch liberal democrat, couldn’t grasp his arms around my perception of it. He thought that they must have been teaching me some very strange things indeed. Yet, here we were. I would come home from school with a perception of governance that was alien to everything that he believed In.

Let’s spend some time and take a look at what I learned.

Student Council was Comprised of the Most Popular Boys and Girls

While I cannot speak for every single school in the 1960s and 1970s, I can most certainly state that

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Editorial; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: belongsinbloggers; blogpimp; constitution; democracy; notnews; politics; prolificblogpimp; school

1 posted on 07/26/2018 5:24:20 PM PDT by vannrox
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To: vannrox; humblegunner

” I can most certainly state that...”

Nice. I see you’ve put out some fresh bait to try and catch the elusive humblegunner.

2 posted on 07/26/2018 5:33:04 PM PDT by Two Kids' Dad (((( Sessions couldn't find his own ass if Al Franken was grabbing it at the time ))))
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To: vannrox

I was a City Councilmember, and yes, it is not what people think.

3 posted on 07/26/2018 5:57:25 PM PDT by LiveFreeOrDie2001 ( Thank GOD Hillary didn't get elected!)
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To: vannrox

Long, not perfect, but mostly very good. I will check out some of the author’s links.

4 posted on 07/26/2018 6:08:08 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine ("It's always a party when you're eating the seed corn.")
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To: vannrox

Here’s a great 10 minute lesson for you:

5 posted on 07/26/2018 6:21:04 PM PDT by choctaw man (Good ole Andrew Jackson, or You're the Reason God Made Oklahoma...)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

We live in a Republic. Not democracy.

6 posted on 07/26/2018 6:24:39 PM PDT by Mysonsrdoctors
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To: vannrox
There's that crazy "D" word again.

Makes one wonder exactly how many times they've recited the Pledge of Allegiance, and what they pledged allegiance to.

It certainly wasn't a Democracy.

I'll be adding this to my posts for a few days, once per thread I participate on.

Red Pill People > We Need to Know About

John Stossil intro explains: (first three people)

Candace Owens
Brandon Tatum
CJ Pearson

Larry Elder (Conservative talk show host - Los Angeles / back into the 80s [ I believe ] )
Jesse Lee Peterson (someone we've known about since before 2001)

These people are opening up the eyes of Blacks from within their ranks.

I think it's important we know who they are and promote them when we can.

I may be the last to know of them, but I don't want anyone else not to know, so here's the info.

Even if you knew about them before, this might be a decent resource for finding their work.

When you hit the links above, you'll see Google's information page.

You'll be able to learn more about them using links there.

Click on the VIDEO button at the top and you'll be taken to a list of their YouTube videos.


I'm sure I've left people out, so I'd appreciate folks mentioning them to me so I can add them to this short list.

7 posted on 07/26/2018 6:53:26 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (01/26/18 DJIA 30 stocks $26,616.71 48.794% > open 11/07/16 215.71 from 50% increase 1.2183 yrs)
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To: Mysonsrdoctors

That’s the top down view, and thank goodness for it. But, within each level of the Republic’s hierarchy, there’s a lot of democracy. For example, do you feel like you have significant access through your vote to the local school board? I didn’t. It was schemes, deals, and incrowds.

8 posted on 07/26/2018 7:01:15 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine ("It's always a party when you're eating the seed corn.")
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To: Two Kids' Dad

The eGadfly himeritself?

9 posted on 07/26/2018 10:45:05 PM PDT by YogicCowboy ("I am not entirely on anyone's side, because no one is entirely on mine." - J. R. R. Tolkien)
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To: YogicCowboy

watch out contacts; here comes some GOODSTUFF!!

10 posted on 07/27/2018 2:35:42 PM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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