#25 | Posted by bayviking, I would love to hear your definitions. The only Democracy I know of is Iceland, which has a population of about a quarter of a million. Switzerland used to practice direct democracy, but it took too much time away from their banks, and most citizen didn't want to vote on every issue. We elect representatives to supposedly protect our interest and reflect our values. As far as any welfare, cooperate or individual- it is not in the Constitution. How about the issue of money? The Federal Reserve is not a part of the federal government nor is there a reserve,(debt based). But that is what is upon your legal tender in your pocket, it is a Federal Reserve Note. Equality is a myth. What the left desires is equality of outcome, which is insane. People are not equal, but the government can hold all equal before the law. Maybe we can start with Hillery, and work from there.