Why would a rational person living in a 320 million person mega-democracy cast a vote when the odds of his/her ballot actually counting are between 1 in 10 million and 1 in 100 million depending on what state the voter lives in? Those odds are about as bad as winning [...]Read more ›
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“Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote.” —Benjamin Franklin A common misconception, even for Americans, is that the United States is a democracy. Even though it has drifted closer to democracy since its founding, the [...]Read more ›