Instituting Meritocracy After the Collapse of Democracy in America – LewRockwell.com

Hence it is that democracies have ever been spectacles of turbulence and contention; have ever been found incompatible with personal security or the rights of property; and in general have been as short in their lives as they have been violent in their deaths…. A republic, by which I mean a government in which a scheme of representation takes place, opens a different prospect and promises the cure for which we are seeking. James Madison, Federalist Paper #10

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