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Greyed's Avatar Jump to comment 8 by Greyed

Psh, you could've stopped at #1.

Any American who says they live in a democracy is an idiot. Anyone outside of the US is allowed to make that mistake until they are educated. But here we are required almost every day of our 6 grade of primary school to recite the Pledge of Allegiance. Which starts..

"I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America. And to the REPUBLIC for which it stands..."

No native American could get away with not knowing it is a Republic. No legal immigrant can, either, as it's part of the citizenship test.

Is a republic a democratic government? Yes. Is it a democracy? Nope. Unfortunately the people and the government officials pretty much mangled that before I was born. *mutters under breath*

Tue, 31 Mar 2009 07:59:00 UTC | #342068