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Never Give Up Our Electoral College

It's tempting to believe the popular vote might be better, but it is not. If you don't know why, I encourage you to learn more about a Republic versus a Democracy. What are we today? Complacency/Dependence...Tea Party members realize we are not being represented, our government is going forward with more spending, private-enterprise killing policies, debt beyond our wildest imaginations; even though the majority is against their direction. I'd say we are west of a Democracy at this point.

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From: Tony Goe [tgoe@huntsmansprings.com]
Sent: Wednesday, July 28, 2010 8:36 AM
To: Kathy Johnson
Subject: Never Give Up our Electoral College
America’s Founding Fathers did NOT form a "democracy." They formed a "representative republic" and guaranteed every state a "republican form of government" in the US Constitution. Contrary to modern propaganda, a democracy and a representative republic are NOT the same thing. With an Electoral College, we have a "representative republic." Without it, we will have a pure "democracy," which Thomas Jefferson defined as........
by JB Williams