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Post time 2018-6-9 10:20:06 |Display all floors
sfphoto Post time: 2018-6-3 12:13
Plato didn’t believe that “democracy” would work because it can easily descend into a “tyranny o ...

But it is not a "tyranny of the majority", it is a "mob rule" of the minority. Certified results are available for all 50 states and Clinton beat Trump bu 2.1%:
  • Clinton popular votes: 65,844,954 (48.2%)
  • Trump  popular votes: 62,979,879 (46.1%)

Minority rule is quite popular in USofA, following is a list of them:
  • Trump (2016)
  • George "Dubya" Bush (2000);
  • Harrison (1888)
  • Hayes (1876)
  • Adams(1824)

The Usanian oligarchic system, the "super-pacs" and the "Citizens United" supreme court decision all conspired against a true, direct democracy.

The "democracy index" site classified the US as a deeply flawed democracy!

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Post time 2018-6-9 18:09:29 |Display all floors
parcher Post time: 2018-6-8 19:41
you predicted the banksters had already decided hilary would be their chosen president ..

Wrong

I am wrong on occasion. I was surprised when Talmudic Trump was selected by the banksters. However the Talmudic fellow has already served them very well. Remember his visit to Israel, his shifting of the embassy to Jerusalem and his assaults on Syria ?
9/11 was an inside job.
No second plane.It was a bomb.Bomb in the other building.
You KNOW without a doubt the videos are fake,right ?!
Planes don't meld into steel and concrete buildings.They crash into them !!!!!!!
It's amazing how the building ate the plane !!!
Imagine those fragile wings cutting slots in massive steel columns !!!!!
How STUPID can they think the people are to believe that crap ??!!

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Post time 2018-6-9 20:11:23 |Display all floors
cestmoi Post time: 2018-6-9 10:20
But it is not a "tyranny of the majority", it is a "mob rule" of the minority. Certified results a ...

if trump campaigned to win the popular vote, he would not be president today.
if you want something in life get off your backside, and do it yourself!! don't rely on others to do it for you

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Post time 2018-6-11 08:01:24 |Display all floors
Every country needs a leader like Trump looking out for its people. Congratulations USA!
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Post time 2018-6-11 20:40:39 |Display all floors
KIyer Post time: 2018-6-11 08:01
Every country needs a leader like Trump looking out for its people. Congratulations USA!

'Trump looking out for its white people. Congratulations USA!'

Fixed that one too for you.
  
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Post time 2018-6-11 21:33:46 |Display all floors
JFenix Post time: 2018-6-11 20:40
'Trump looking out for its white people. Congratulations USA!'

Fixed that one too for you.

Donald Trump is NOT looking out for White people"; he is looking out for WHITE REPUBLICANS.

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Post time 2018-6-12 18:18:12 |Display all floors
seneca Post time: 2018-6-11 21:33
Donald Trump is NOT looking out for White people"; he is looking out for WHITE REPUBLICANS.

I am not so sure... many GOP-ers want to have him hanged, drawn and quartered.

Free trade and no tariff is a core Republican tenet.

That they didn't do anything is due to the mid-term election (don't rock the boat) and the possibility that the Democrats has no candidate as popular as Trump. A lot of white Americans relate to him.  
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