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My Facebook status for the Fourth of July will read as it did last year: “I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the republic for which it… 811 more words

Donald Williams

A Brief Commentary On Misrepresented Political Representation

As I’ve previously posted, America does not fall properly within the categories of Democracy, Republic, or Representative Democracy. And, by fall properly, I mean that it misses the target by – well – as far as you can get. 1,226 more words

This Sacred Plot (This Rhubarb Republic)

This is our allotted land
down by the river
beyond the by-pass
and beyond the London line

and every day we come here
to dig and hoe and weed and sow… 36 more words


Beyond Grinnell: Republic (Calhoun Square), Minneapolis MN

Things have changed a lot for me in the last month. On Wednesday, July 1, I went to a nearby bar (Muddy Waters) for a beer with some others. 470 more words


Republic vs. Democracy

Republic vs. Democracy

Rule by Law vs. Rule by Majority

Just after the completion and signing of the Constitution, in reply to a woman’s inquiry as to the type of government the Founders had created, Benjamin Franklin said, “A Republic, if you can keep it.” … 859 more words

Let me tell you about the D

It’s dreaded. It’s feared. Volunteers have an entire half day of training dedicated to learning the details of the D. Of course, for those outside our K-23 training group, “The D” is how we refer to diarrhea. 1,244 more words